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$113,930 median salary*
100% job placement**
26% increase need for nurse practitioners by 2028*

You are passionate about nursing and are ready for more responsibility, promotional, opportunities and earning potential. Nurse practitioners are more in demand than ever with projected job growth of 26 percent by 2028.** Invest in your future with an FNP degree or second master’s degree.


Advantages of Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences
A degree from Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences means you get a quality education from a proven leader with over 115 years of nursing education experience. The Family Nurse Practitioner will integrate evidence-based practice into the diagnosis and treatment of patients of all ages with common acute, chronic physical, and psychiatric diseases. Students choose Saint Luke’s College for:

  • Financial aid, work-study, and scholarships available to those who qualify

  • Access to stellar academic and clinical resources and sites

  • Networking opportunities with one of the largest employers in the Kansas City area

  • Nursing faculty with industry, clinical and teaching experience

  • Part-time and full-time options available for working adult learners

  • Courses offered year-round

  • A mostly online innovative curriculum

  • Transfer in up to 12 credit hours

  • Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)***

Master of Science in Nursing Degree Requirements

Master of Science in Nursing students must complete the following requirements:

  • Complete the prescribed credit hours for the chosen MSN track

  • Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

  • Repeat any course in which a grade below a B was earned. Students may repeat a course only one time. Students are allowed to repeat a maximum of two courses.

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Full-Time Sample Course Sequence

Course # — Course Title — Credit Hours

Semester I

N502Professional Roles, Quality and Safety for Advanced Nursing Practice 3

N505 Theoretical Foundations in Nursing Practice 3

N565 Advanced Pathophysiology & Disease Status 3

Semester II

N515 Policy, Organization and Leadership 3

N545 Advanced Health Care Research 3

N575 Advanced Pharmacology 3

Semester III

N525 Health Promotion, Health Protection, and Disease Prevention 3

N595 Advanced Health Assessment and Physical Diagnosis 3

N526 FNP On-Campus Immersion I (2 day On-Campus Experience) 0.5

N696 Applied Statistics for Advanced Nursing Practice 3

Semester IV

N571 Family Nurse Practitioner I: Diagnostics and Intervention 6

N572 Family Nurse Practitioner I: Diagnostics and Intervention Practicum (100 Practicum Hours) 1

N530 Informatics for Advanced Nursing Practice 2

Semester V

N771 Women’s and Child Health for FNP: Diagnostics and Intervention 4

N774 Family Nurse Practitioner II:  Diagnostics and Intervention Practicum (200 Clinical Hours) 2

Semester VI

N560 Mental Health for Family Nurse Practitioners 3

N773 Family Nurse Practitioner III Diagnostics and Intervention Practicum (300 Practicum Hours) 3

N625 Family Nurse Practitioner Immersion II (2 day On-Campus Experience) 0.5

Total Credits 49

This is a sample plan of study. The courses can vary depending on a student’s transferred credit. Please work with the MSN advisor to complete your plan of study.

*Data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2018 report.

**Graduate employability data provided by Saint Luke’s College 2017 survey. 

***The master’s degree program in nursing at Saint Luke's College Health Sciences is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education