RN to MSN Programs in Louisiana

Find Online Master of Nursing Programs in Louisiana

There are 15 Master of Science in Nursing Programs in Louisiana in our online directory, with 10 programs being CCNE accredited, and 4 programs being ACEN accredited. 67% of the Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs are CCNE accredited.

Registered nurses in Louisiana seeking an Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree may select from numerous accredited programs based in the state, including programs at the Intercollegiate Consortium for a Master of Science in Nursing, Loyola University New Orleans, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, and the University of Louisiana - Monroe.

Each of these programs is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). CCNE accreditation ensures that the program has been certified as offering an effective and high quality education that reflects current professional standards.

- George Mason University: MSN-FNP
- Campbellsville University: Online MSN Family Nurse Practitioner
- Simmons University: Doctor of Nursing Practice

Some programs prepare students to be Nurse Educators. According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, nurse educators must have a solid clinical background, strong communication skills, and a high level of cultural competence.

Typical courses include curriculum development, theoretical foundations and instructional strategies, experiential learning, and strategies for assessment and evaluation. Graduates of Nursing Education MSN programs are prepared to be faculty or clinical instructors in schools of nursing or employment in staff development positions in health care institutions. Most of these programs can be completed in two years.

All Accredited Schools with MSN Degrees in Louisiana

Online Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Grambling State University
Grambling
  • MSN- Family Nurse Practitioner - College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • The Family Nurse Practitioner program at Grambling State teaches advanced-practice nursing knowledge to manage patient-centered primary care and health and illness problems of patients of all ages. This program is accredited by the CCNE.
  • MSN - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - School of Nursing
  • The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program at Grambling State University offers students the skills needed to deliver primary health care in school based clinics, private pediatric practices and public health pediatric practice.
  • MSN - Nurse Educator - School of Nursing
  • The Nurse Educator program at Grambling University prepares nurses to teach in higher education and health care settings. The program is accredited and students can focus on either Adult/Geriatric or Maternal/Child Health nursing.
Herzing University-Kenner
Kenner
NA
  • MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) ONLINE
  • The Family Nurse Practitioner program at Herzing University teaches advanced-practice nursing knowledge to manage patient-centered primary care and health and illness problems of patients of all ages. This program is accredited by the CCNE and is only available online.
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans
New Orleans
CCNE
  • Master of Nursing (MN), Primary Nurse Practitioner - School of Nursing
  • The Primary Nurse Practitioner program at LSU offers students the skills they need to function in health care delivery, management and education. The program is accredited by the CCNE.
  • Master of Nursing Clinical Nurse Leader - School of Nursing
  • LSU Health offers nurses a Clinical Nurse Leader program for those who desire a role as clinical systems administrators in the nursing field. The program is accredited by the CCNE.
  • MSN Nurse Educator
  • LSU Health’s Nurse Educator program prepares nurses pursuing roles in staff development or nursing education. The program is accredited by the CCNE.
Loyola University New Orleans
New Orleans
CCNE
  • MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner - Department of Nursing
  • The Master in Nursing program at Loyola University New Orleans assists nurses to develop knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of the health care system. The program is accredited by the CCNE and offers is completed online.
McNeese State University
Lake Charles
CCNE
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • The Nursing program at McNeese University assists nurses to develop knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of the health care system. The program is accredited by the CCNE and concentrations are offered in Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and Health Systems Management.
Nicholls State University
Thibodaux
CCNE
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)  - School of Nursing
  • The MSN program at Nicholls State University assists nurses to develop knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of the health care system. The program is accredited by the CCNE and offers concentrations in Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Executive, and Nursing Education.
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Natchitoches
CCNE
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) 
  • .Northwestern State University of Louisiana offers an MSN program, which prepares registered nurses to function and excel in various advanced nursing roles. Concentration areas are available in Nurse Educator, Nurse Administrator, FNP, and more.
Our Lady of the Lake College
Baton Rouge
ACEN
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP)
  • OLOL College’s Family Nurse Practitioner program prepares nurses to provide primary health care, treatment and care plans to families and individuals of all ages. The program is accredited by the CCNE and can be completed either online or hybrid style.
Southeastern Louisiana University
Hammond
CCNE
  • MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner - School of Nursing
  • The MSN program at SLU prepares nurses with the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of the health care system. The program is accredited by the CCNE and concentrations are available in Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and Nursing Education.
Southern University and A & M College
Baton Rouge
CCNE
  • MSN - Family Health Nursing - Mercy College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • The Family Health Nursing program at Southern University offers students the skills they need to function in health care delivery, management and education. The program is accredited by the CCNE.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette
CCNE
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) 
  • The MSN program at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette prepares nurses with the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of the health care system. The program offers specialties in Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Education, and Nurse Executive.