Nursing@Simmons offers two online degree programs with three distinct program tracks to enable nurses with a range of backgrounds and professional goals to advance their careers.
For a registered nurse (RN) with a nursing diploma or associate degree, we offer the RN to MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program. For an RN with a bachelor’s degree, we offer the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) – FNP program. For an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with an MSN degree, we offer the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program
Which path is right for you?
I am an …
RN with an associate degree or nursing diploma
I want to:
Gain increased confidence as a clinician through additional clinical experiences and leadership coursework
Initiate and manage patient treatment plans
Diagnose illnesses and prescribe medications to patients
Improve the lives of patients in my community through health promotion
Be able to work in a variety of clinical settings, including hospitals and urgent care facilities