The baccalaureate, master’s, and DNP programs at Simmons are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. 1
Empowering and educating nurses since 1902, Simmons University offers an online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) — Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program that brings our esteemed campus-based FNP program to you through a dynamic, online learning platform featuring live classes.
To apply to the program, you must have:
a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university
a current unencumbered and unrestricted U.S. registered nurse (RN) license
successfully completed (with a grade of 83 or better) a three-credit course in statistics and a three-credit course in health assessment. If you do not meet this requirement, please contact admissions to discuss other options for fulfilling this requirement.
In addition to completing the online application, you will need to submit the following items:
one- to two-page personal statement
transcript(s) of your academic record
three letters of recommendation
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score, if your native language is not English. The School of Nursing TOEFL code is 3761.
Upcoming Start Dates
Simmons’ MSN — FNP online program has five start dates offered throughout the year and admits students on a rolling basis. The next cohort begins in November 2021. The final deadline to apply to this cohort is September 17, 2021.
To receive more information and get started on your application today, complete the form.