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Graduate Nursing

Advance Your Nursing Career

Take your nursing career to the next level with Husson's Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program. Our graduates have the skills and clinical experiences necessary for advanced practice in today’s ever-changing and dynamic healthcare system.


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We offer several program tracks led by experienced faculty that are experts in their field. Because all courses are delivered online with 24/7 access, students can complete coursework when it is most convenient for them. Students enrolled in the APRN track and post-master’s certificate program engage in rich clinical experiences that match their career goals. Students will attend an on-campus 3-day clinical orientation guided by experienced faculty-practitioners in our state-of-the-art simulation labs.

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Our 95% national certification exam passage rate demonstrates our commitment to ensuring each student is given the quality academic experience and individualized attention they need to succeed.

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The online Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program is a 48-credit, 540 internship-hour program that prepares graduates to deliver comprehensive advanced nursing care to acutely ill young adults, older adults and the elderly. Students are required to engage in a three-day clinical orientation on Husson’s Bangor campus. Graduates are eligible to sit for the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) certification exam as Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – Adult Gerontology.

The online Family Nurse Practitioner track is a 48-credit, 600-hour internship-hour program that prepares students to deliver expert and compassionate care to individuals and families in a primary care setting. The curriculum ensures graduates are ready to work with patients across the lifespan and with traditional, nontraditional and culturally diverse families. Students are required to engage in a three-day clinical orientation on Husson’s Bangor campus. Graduates are eligible to sit for the ANCC or AANP Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam.

Our online Post-Graduate APRN Certificate programs are designed for registered nurses with MSN degrees seeking to develop the knowledge, skills and experience needed to practice in another area of Advanced Practice Nursing. There are three track options: Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Students will engage in clinical experiences that match their specialty area.

The online Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner track is a 51-credit, 600 internship-hour program that prepares students to deliver high-quality mental health care to patients from pediatric to geriatric age. Students are required to engage in a three-day clinical orientation on Husson’s Bangor campus. Graduates are eligible to sit for the Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner ANCC Certification Examination.

Experience the Husson Advantage

Achievable and convenient. Our online format allows you to complete your coursework on a schedule that fits your life. Plus, clinical intensives for MSN / PMC students scheduled well in advance to give you the flexibility you need as a working professional.

Experienced, practicing faculty. Courses are taught by faculty in active practices, meaning you’ll learn from experienced faculty-practitioners who know what it takes to excel in this in-demand field.


Track record of success. Students in every graduate nursing program have experienced a 95% passage rate, giving you the confidence to know you are receiving an exceptional education to advance your career.

Supportive online community. Our courses are designed to support a robust online learning environment where students don’t feel alone.


The Husson Value. Husson University has the lowest net price of any NECHE accredited private college or university in Maine, earning Husson a place on The College Database’s list of Top Maine Colleges with the Highest Financial Return on Investment.

"Earning a master's degree while working and engaging in the community can be challenging. The flexibility of Husson's MSN program has made it possible for me to advance my education on a schedule that fits my busy life."

– Samantha Paradis, RN, MPH, Mayor of Belfast

Samantha Paradis, RN, MPH

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program in nursing at Husson University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

The program offers three advanced practice nursing (APRN) tracks and three post-master’s APRN certificates.

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Lisa Ouellette Lisa Ouellette
Administrative Assistant - Graduate Nursing and Clinical Education
226B O'Donnell Commons
Husson University
1 College Circle
Bangor, Maine 04401
Garry R. Monroe Garry R. Monroe
Associate Director for University Recruitment
130 Peabody Hall
Husson University
1 College Circle
Bangor, Maine 04401