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HNU's MSN/FNP Program

Flexible Format for Working Professionals. 2-Week Admission Response. No GRE Required. Hospital Partnership Discounts.

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Elevate Patient Care

Advance your nursing career

For professionals that want to focus on family-centered care, HNU’s graduate nursing program offers a personalized learning experience and convenient class schedule. If you’re interested in meeting the high demand for Family Nurse Practitioners (FNPs) our experienced and supportive faculty will make sure you achieve your goals.

Holy Names University Master of Science in Nursing degree programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( The Family Nurse Practitioner program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Successful completion of the FNP program satisfies the Board of Registered Nursing requirements for an active license.

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Employed by a hospital?

HNU is pleased to offer a discounted tuition rate to new students and alumni who are employed by one of our partner hospitals, health systems, or organizations.

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Innovative & Personalized

MSN/FNP Program Highlights

HNU's MSN with Family Nurse Practitioner preparation offers students personalized attention, passionate faculty, and a unique schedule built for working nurses.
• Innovative programming: students can complete the MSN degree in just 2 years.
• Convenient class schedule: hybrid classes meet one weekend a month, and students complete the rest of the coursework online.
• Passionate faculty with extensive nursing experience.
• State-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Center.

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