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Earn your online MSN faster, for less at Southern New Hampshire University.

With 5 role-focused tracks to choose from, our innovative MSN will help you build the skills you need to lead the future of healthcare.

Benefits of SNHU's New Online MSN Program:

  • Low tuition: $627 per credit (most tracks 36 credits; FNP track is 51)
  • Choose from 5 program tracks aligned with the latest AACN Essentials
  • Complete in as few as 1.5 years for most tracks (under 2 years for FNP track)
  • Learn from the experts: 100% doctorally prepared faculty
  • Program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)1
  • No entrance exams required

In addition, the job outlook appears promising for healthcare leaders. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of nurses with advanced skills and other medical and health services managers is projected to grow 32% through 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.1 The median annual pay in May 2020 for these managerial roles was $104,280.1

The Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Nursing programs at Southern New Hampshire University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202.887.6791.

Important: Students interested in this degree must already possess an unencumbered nursing license.

SNHU nursing programs are not authorized in the state of Washington or US territories and we are not accepting students residing in Washington state or US territories into Nursing programs at this time. Currently enrolled students who move into the state of Washington or a US territory will not be able to continue in nursing courses until they move out of the state of Washington or the US territory. Prospective students are encouraged to contact Admission, and current students should contact their Advisor, for more information.

FNP Track Information

Please note that we are currently only accepting students in the Family Nurse Practitioner track in the following states: New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine, Vermont, Texas, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, New Jersey. Students must reside in one of these states while taking FNP courses at SNHU, and all practicum experiences must be completed in one of these states. SNHU expects students to complete their practicum experiences in their state of domicile, as reported by the student during the application/admission process. Any student looking to change their state of domicile and/or complete their practicum experience in a different state (listed herein), may face interruptions or delays in their program. Students are responsible for reporting any change to their state of domicile immediately to academic advising. Please note that the Family Nurse Practitioner track is accepting applications from a limited number of students per term.

Immersion experience: As part of the FNP track, you'll also take Advanced Pharmacology for the Prescriber, Immersion. This course requires you to travel to New Hampshire for one immersion experience where you'll participate in simulation activities and perform assessments with standardized patients. This multi-day experience can help prepare you for your clinical practicums and provide pivotal hands-on learning to supplement your educational journey.

The cost of the Immersion Experience is $2,000 and is separate from course tuition. The fee covers items associated with the immersion, such as facility rentals, on-site faculty, training materials, and standardized patients. Travel including transportation costs, flights, lodging and meal costs are not included in this fee and are the responsibility of the student to pay for and secure.

After the Immersion Experience, you'll embark on your practicum experiences, which includes 650 clinical hours across five courses.

1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the internet, at: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm (viewed June 3, 2021).

Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.

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