Become a Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP) or
Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (MSN-AGACNP)

Elevate your nursing career

Rockhurst University offers several pathways to a master’s degree in nursing. Our MSN programs include the Master of Science in Nursing–Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP), the Master of Science in Nursing–Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (MSN-AGACNP), and the Dual Track FNP | AGACNP. We also offer a Second Degree Master’s FNP if you have an MSN in another specialty and would like to broaden your scope of practice.

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We invite you to review our online MSN programs so you can determine which degree pathway best aligns with your career goals. Our programs are delivered by the reputable Saint Luke's™ College of Nursing and Health Sciences and provide clinical excellence through health care innovation, transformative learning, quality outcomes, and desirable specializations. Supportive resources and clinical placement services assure you have the tools you need to thrive throughout your educational experience and succeed as a service-oriented nurse practitioner.

  • Regional University in Kansas City
    U.S. News & World Report

  • CCNE accredited
    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

  • HLC accredited
    Higher Learning Commission

Care for patients of all ages

Become an FNP to manage chronic health conditions, promote healthy habits to prevent disease, and care for patients across the life span.


Program Features

  • 49 credit hours
  • 600 clinical hours
  • $734.69 per credit hour
  • 3 starts per year
  • 6 semesters (full-time)
  • 8 semesters (part-time)
  • 1 campus immersion
  • 1 virtual immersion

Admission Requirements 

  • BSN degree from an accredited institution
  • Active RN license
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • 3 Letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
Admission Requirements
  • BSN degree from an accredited institution
  • Active RN license
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
Clinical Placement Services

Rockhurst provides complimentary clinical placement services for our online students. Our clinical placement team will work closely with you to provide a seamless placement experience, ensuring your rotations meet University and national guidelines.