Our MSN Programs

RN’s with a Bachelor’s Degree

Nursing Education at Samuel Merritt University

Building a diverse network of advanced practitioners

Family nurse practitioners make it possible for more people to have access to high-quality primary healthcare. Samuel Merritt University is making it possible for more nurses to have access to high-quality continuing education that can help them fill demand for these advanced roles.

Our online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program offers you the same rigorous, patient-oriented curriculum we teach on campus—now in a convenient online format that fits your life.

Our Online Program

We currently offer the following MSN program online:

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

Prepare to offer patients primary care as a family nurse practitioner with this 49-credit, twenty-month master’s degree program.

This degree is currently available to nurses in:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Illinois
  • Nevada
  • Ohio
  • Texas
  • Virginia

Due to clinical and state compliance requirements, SMU is seeking authorization for offering this online program on a state-by-state basis. Check back periodically for state approvals.

Learn More Today

Find out how online graduate education in nursing can work for you. Contact Samuel Merritt University to learn how you can earn your Master of Science in Nursing degree online today.