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Students attending a nursing class

MSN Online

Husson University offers on-line programming for all graduate nursing coursework with a residency requirement of two, 1 week "Summer Intensive", a distance education option that dramatically reduces the amount of travel necessary to complete our M.S.N. degrees. The online program opens opportunities in Maine and across the country. The distance education technique consists of interactive video and on-line learning. These courses are open to both matriculated and non-matriculated students.

Technology Requirements

  • A laptop (with camera) with an operating system of Windows or Apple OS
  • 10 gigabyte hard drive (with 128 megabyte RAM)
  • 32 bit sound card
  • An internet connection minimum of 56K modem (High speed broadband require)
  • Internet Explorer -- the latest version can be downloaded from the internet at

WinZip 6 compression software available as a free download at

Microsoft Word, optional Microsoft PowerPoint or download a free PowerPoint reader which can be obtained at

Adobe Acrobat reader will allow you to read portable document files (PDF) and is a free download at

A Husson Email account. All of your correspondence and course work will be directed to this account. You will also need it to be able to access the use of the computers while you are on campus in one of the labs.

Access to a printer

The ability to save and back-up information on your computer