Clarion University of Pennsylvania Online FNP Program

Overview: Clarion University: Department of Nursing

Department: Department of Nursing
Programs Offered: FNP
Degree Types: MSN (BSN Required), Post-MSN New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Accreditation: ACEN
Instruction Methods: Joint program with Edinboro University. Majority of instruction is asynchronous using the D2L online learning management system. Some synchronous sessions may be required, but class times will be known in advance so that students can attend in real-time.
Phone Number: (814) 393-1252
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Clarion University of Pennsylvania Online FNP Programs

M.S.N. Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner concentration

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.clarion.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 45 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 2 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 2 years; Part-time program can be completed in 3 years (students have up to 6 years to finish the program)
Program Start Date: Fall admission only
Number of Terms: Full-time: 6 Semesters; Part-time: 8 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN; must have a minimum of one year of full-time or two years of part-time clinical practice
GPA: Minimum GPA 2.75
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$30,940 + fees (in-state); ~$35,298 + fees (out-of-state)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $687.55 per credit hour (in-state); $784.40 per credit hour (out-of-state)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program is authorized to accepts students from Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Kansas, Massachusetts, Maine, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas; however, clinical practicums must be completed in Pennsylvania, Ohio, or New York. Contact Clarion University for the most up-to-date information.


Post Masters Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: Post-MSN New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.clarion.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 24 to 33 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 2 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in approximately 1 year; Part-time program can be completed in approximately 1.5 to 2 years; Program length depends on gap analysis and number of credits needed
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 3 to 4 semesters; Part-time 4 to 6 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN; must have a minimum of one year of full-time or two years of part-time clinical practice
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$16,501 + fees (in-state); ~$18,826 + fees (out-of-state) (based on 24 credits, tuition will be higher for students who need to complete 33 credits)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $687.55 per credit hour (in-state); $784.40 per credit hour (out-of-state)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program is authorized to accepts students from Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Kansas, Massachusetts, Maine, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas; however, clinical practicums must be completed in Pennsylvania, Ohio, or New York. Contact Clarion University for the most up-to-date information.