Master of Science in Nursing


Advance your clinical nursing skills in our Master of Science in Nursing (MSN-FNP) program. We will prepare you for the advanced nursing practice role of a family nurse practitioner, whether you have a BSN or a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing field. Our program is deeply connected to Louisville’s thriving medical community, and the skills you learn in class and clinicals can translate to opportunities in the field of nursing.


  • Study full time or part time with our flexible scheduling
  • Gain diagnostic reasoning and clinical skills
  • Enhance your learning with interactive health assessment modules and presentations
  • Benefit from clinical placements arranged by dedicated faculty
  • Take courses in pharmacology
  • Apply at any time with our rolling admissions


The field of nurse practitioners is predicted to grow 31 percent through 2022 (Source: U.S. Department of Labor)

U.S. News & World Report ranks nurse practitioner as one of the Top 10 Best Jobs (100 Best Jobs of 2015 list)

Career Options

As a family nurse practitioner, you can work in a variety of primary care settings, including:

  • Doctor’s offices
  • Clinics
  • Community health
  • Private homes 
  • Schools
  • Hospitals