RN to MSN Online Program - Family Nurse Practitioner

Career Opportunities

One degree. 1,000 Careers.

RN to MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner - Career Opportunities

Today, Nurse Practitioners are gaining more and more responsibility and autonomy as a primary healthcare provider. West Coast University's RN to MSN-FNP program helps prepare graduates with enhanced nursing knowledge and skills to address the evolving needs of the healthcare system. Nurse Practitioners practice in different settings, such as urban, suburban & rural settings, in outpatient clinics, hospitals, emergency departments, urgent care, private physician or NP offices, nursing homes home health agencies, hospice and palliative care, schools and colleges, and public health departments. The RN to MSN- Family Nurse Practitioner program prepares graduates for jobs requiring the following skills:

  • Primary and Preventative Health
  • Care Coordination
  • Community Health
  • Nursing Leadership / Management
  • Nursing Research
  • Academic Faculty Positions

Demand for Nurses

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics project there will be continued demand in the labor market for nurses.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition