Easy Clinical Placement
The Placement Team is here to help you find a clinical placement site within reasonable distance of your home, free of charge.

High Passing Rates
100% of our 2019 graduates passed their AANP and ANCC certification exams on their first attempt.

Expert Faculty
85% of the faculty in our nursing programs hold the highest degree in their field of study.

Question 1

Do you live in the state of Virginia?

Step 1 of 9

Question 2

Do you hold your RN license?

Step 2 of 9

Question 3

What is your highest level of
education in nursing?

Step 3 of 9

Question 4

How many years of schooling are you able to commit to?

Step 4 of 9

Question 5

Do you want to achieve the highest level nursing degree?

Step 5 of 9

Question 6

Do you want to become a family nurse practitioner?

Step 6 of 9

Question 7

Are you interested in preventative care throughout the patient's lifespan?

Step 7 of 9

Question 8

What is your main motivator for furthering your nursing education:

Step 8 of 9

Question 9

Are you comfortable with a Cathloic university rooted in intellectual curiosity, service to others, and a global perspective?

Step 9 of 9

Why Become a Family Nurse Practitioner?

If you’re looking for ways to grow in your nursing career, becoming a family nurse practitioner introduces opportunities to grow both personally and professionally.

Family nurse practitioners (FNP) deliver holistic care to patients of all ages throughout their lifespans. Responsibilities may vary across different states and settings, but some duties that FNPs may be involved in include:

  • Creating or contributing to care plans
  • Ordering tests
  • Performing exams
  • Prescribing medication
  • Writing Admission, transfer, and discharge orders

FNP Careers By The Numbers



40% job growth for nurse practitioners
is projected from 2021 to 2031.1


65% of NPs were certified as FNPs
out of all who graduated in 2019-2020.2


70% of NPs deliver primary care,
making a big impact on patient needs.3