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Graduate Nursing

A graduate nursing student in class.

Husson University’s School of Nursing offers both Master’s Degrees and Post-Master’s Certificates in the following courses of study:


Family & Community Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practitioner

Nursing Education


The Graduate Nursing Program has three tracks. The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Educator tracks are currently closed to admissions for curricular revisions. Expected start date for both tracks is Fall 2018.


Graduate Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the MSN program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Integrate scientific theories from nursing, biopsychosocial fields, physical sciences, genetics, public health, quality improvement, and organizational sciences to support advanced nursing practice. (Essential I)
  • Utilize leadership skills to foster collaboration, change, and advocacy to influence advanced nursing practice and improve healthcare. (Essential II)
  • Engage in complex, evidence-based advanced nursing practice and evaluate innovative approaches to care of diverse individuals, families, communities, and populations. (Essentials IV and VIII)
  • Translate current evidence to guide practice by demonstrating competence and the knowledge base for research methodology and the research process. (Essential IV)
  • Integrate current and emerging technologies to deliver timely, accurate, coordinated patient care across all settings while maintaining communication and participation of the interprofessional healthcare team to continuously improve quality and safety in healthcare. (Essential V and VII)
  • Analyze complex health systems to improve the delivery of care and patient outcomes. (Essential III)
  • Provide competent evidence-based advanced practice nursing care within a primary care setting to diverse individuals, families and populations. (Essential IX)
  • Translate knowledge into practice and policy to reduce health disparities, encourage cultural sensitivity and promote access to quality care while advocating for social justice and equity locally, nationally and globally (Essential IV and VI).