Approved States

Samuel Merritt University’s online Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN FNP) program has been approved for Registered Nurses in the following states:

Arizona – click here for more information from the Arizona State Board of Nursing

California – click here for more information from the California Board of Registered Nursing

Colorado – click here for more information from the Department of Regulatory Agencies Division (DORA)

Illinois – click here for more information from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

Nevada– click here for more information from the Nevada State Board of Nursing

Ohio – click here for more information from the Ohio State Board of Nursing

Texas – click here for more information from the Texas Board of Nursing.

Virginia – click here for more information from the Virginia Board of Nursing

WHO CAN APPLY

These programs are for currently practicing nurses with an unencumbered RN license who hold a bachelor’s degree in any field. We encourage applicants who:

  • Demonstrate an interest in working with underserved populations.
  • Have successfully completed at least one course in statistics.
  • Can provide two letters of reference.