The purpose of the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is to provide the baccalaureate-prepared registered nurse with the competencies to function in the role of nurse educator. Graduate nursing education at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is dedicated to preparing nurses for advanced nursing practice and doctoral study by creating an academic environment that fosters scholarship, critical reflection, and creativity.
The MSN program at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is consistent with the guidelines set forth by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials of Master’s Education for Advanced Practice Nursing, as well as the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) Standards and Criteria for Master’s Degree Programs.
Master of Science in Nursing, Education
The Master of Science in Nursing, Education prepares the graduate to apply teaching-learning theory, principles of curriculum development, evaluation methodology and role specialization as a nurse educator in various settings, including health care organizations, public and private schools, and institutions of higher learning.
Length of Program
The program consists of 30 credit hours. A full-time student can complete the program in four semesters.
Contact the Office of Admissions at 225-768-1700 if you have any questions.
See the MSN Tuition and Fee Schedule.
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University has financial aid counselors available to assist students with the financial aid process. All students are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form available at www.fafsa.ed.gov. See Financial Aid for more details.
Transfer credit for graduate courses from other institutions will be accepted according to college policy. Students may be allowed to transfer up to six credit hours to be used toward the MSN degree.
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, (494) 679-4501 to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, and doctorate degrees. The MSN program of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is also accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Rd., Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000, http://acenursing.org.