No, but you can get much closer to reaching that goal. You will need to complete additional education in the NP specialty of your choosing before becoming eligible to practice.After completing the direct entry MSN program, you are eligible to enroll in a post master’s certificate program to help you prepare to become a nurse practitioner.We currently offer post master’s certificate concentrations in:Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP)Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Learn more about our MSN Direct Entry online programExplore Now Other Questions How can I become an IT support technician? What types of degrees are there in IT? What online healthcare degrees are available besides billing or coding? What are the 9 social work competencies as described by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)?