Advance Your Career in Nursing 

Advance Your Career in Nursing 



accelerated programs

No application fees and
free transfer credit evaluation

24/7 free tutoring and

Averett will order and pay for transcripts

Earn your degree in 2 years or less

25% discount for active military, veterans and families

1:1 attention from student success coach

Prepare to Practice Greatness

With an Advanced Nursing Degree from Averett University

Discover how you can make even more of a difference than you already do. With an MSN degree focusing on Emergency or Family Nurse Practitioner, you can make a powerful impact on your patients, your community and the entire healthcare system. A comprehensive online curriculum coupled with onsite residencies brings you an unparalleled opportunity to learn, grow and serve.

MSN—Family Nurse Practitioner Track

If you already have your BSN, you can earn your MSN degree and become a Family Nurse Practitioner. Our program will build upon the competencies you currently possess to help you develop a deeper understanding of nursing and healthcare. Learn to provide advanced, holistic and compassionate care to diverse populations across socioeconomic levels and geographic locations. Become an outstanding practitioner and nurse leader. 

  • CCNE Accredited  
  • Online + On-Campus 
  • Clinical Rotation 
  • Six Semesters: Starts in Jan, May, Aug 

Post-graduate Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner or
Emergency Nurse Practitioner

If you already have your MSN, you can advance your knowledge and your credentials to become a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) or Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP). As an FNP, you are empowered to take on more responsibility and do your job with greater autonomy—performing examinations, formulating diagnoses and writing prescriptions. Or choose the ENP path. One of only 13 in the country, our ENP program provides you with the knowledge, skills and training you need to provide emergency assessment, diagnosis, care and treatment of patients.  

  • CCNE Accredited 
  • Online + On-Campus 
  • 3-5 Semesters: Starts in Jan, May, Aug 


Averett University offers students learning experiences that mirror real-life situations. This means you can put tonight’s lesson to the test during tomorrow’s workday.

You’ll gain insight in small classes led by industry-experienced instructors.

Finally, our course formats make balancing work, family and higher education more convenient.


Learn how you can earn so much more than a degree at Averett University

Averett University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Averett University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

Why Averett?

"I can't say enough good things about how the small class sizes, the small group of professors that get to know you by name that know your strengths and weaknesses and can really help you individualize and personalize what you will experience here at Averett." 

—Abigail McGinnis, MSN ’21


Averett University is committed to preparing students to serve and lead as catalysts for positive change, to providing opportunities that will be transformative for our region and beyond, and to addressing needs with our high-quality academic programs.

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