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Graduate Nursing

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See the academic catalog for Graduate Nursing degree requirements and course descriptions.

Graduate Programs / Master of Science


Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner

Family nurse practitioners (FNPs) offer preventive health services, health education and disease management. FNPs often work with the same patients for many years of their lives, monitoring health and wellness, treating minor acute illnesses and managing chronic diseases.
Family Nurse Practitioner, MSN Curriculum

Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Educator

As a nurse educator, you will act as a mentor to future nurses. You will instill in them a passion for life long learning. As health care continues to change at a rapid pace, your leadership and communication skills will guide your students as they become acquainted with the field.
Nurse Educator, MSN Curriculum

Master of Science in Nursing, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners are advanced practice registered nurse specialists who assess and diagnose mental health issues and offer treatment by means of pharmacotherapeutic and psychotherapeutic interventions.
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, MSN Curriculum

Graduate Certificate Program


Post-Master’s Certificate, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse

The Post-Master’s Certificate builds on the existing curriculum of the PMHNP specialty. The program includes all the required courses currently offered in the PMHNP specialty except for the research courses and is determined through completion of a gap analysis.
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse, PMC Curriculum


The Master of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K St NW Ste 750, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 463-6930.

The master’s degree program in nursing at Intercollegiate Consortium for a Master of Science in Nursing (Consortium of McNeese State University, Nicholls State University, Southeastern Louisiana University, and University of Louisiana at Lafayette) is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.


Graduate Nursing Contact

Dena Bumgarden
dbumgarden@mcneese.edu
800-622-3352 ext 5753
337-475-5753