RN to MSN Programs in Maine

Find Online Master of Nursing Programs in Maine

There are 10+ Master of Science in Nursing Programs in Maine in our online directory, with the majority of MSN programs being CCNE accredited or ACEN accredited.

There are six schools that offer Master's degrees in Nursing recognized by the Board of Nursing in the state of Maine, though Maine Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) licensure laws require that Nurse Practitioner programs also be accredited on a national level.

Four of the state-approved schools are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and none are accredited by The Accreditation Commission For Education in Nursing (ACEN).

The specialized Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia program at the University of New England, accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, is unique in the Northern New England region for its focus on one particular track.

A nursing license granted by the Board of Nursing in Maine is also relatively versatile in terms of relocation: Maine is one of 32 states currently enrolled in the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), an agreement that allows nurses in NLC states to practice in other NLC states without obtaining additional licensure in those states.

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

Online MSN Programs in Maine

The following schools offer online Master of Science in Nursing programs in Maine. Maine requires that online programs be accompanied by a minimum of 500 clinical hours.

St. Joseph's College of Maine

St. Joseph's College offers a flexible online Master of Science in Nursing degree that students can complete at their own pace within a period of 2-5 years. After a generalized curriculum in policy, leadership, health, and informatics, students choose a specialized track from among the following four concentrations: Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner/Individual Across the Lifespan Nurse Practitioner, Administration, and Education.

Purdue University Global

Purdue’s Master of Science in Nursing program involves a combination of online coursework and clinical practice. Students must choose one of five degree pathways: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator, and Executive Leader. Specialized courses in organizational theory, health care finance, health policy, human resources, information technology, and health care systems are integrated into the curriculum.

All Accredited Schools with MSN Degrees in Maine

Online Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Husson University
Bangor
  • MSN - Family and Community Nurse Practitioner
  • The Family and Community Nurse Practitioner Program at Husson University prepares nurses to work in illness care and management through the patient life cycle. The program is accredited by the CCNE and is completed online or on campus.
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
Standish
CCNE
  • MSN Family Nurse Practitioner
  • The Family Nurse Practitioner program at St. Joseph’s College offers students the skills they need to function in health care delivery, management and education. The program is accredited and completed online.
  • MSN in Nursing & Master of Health Administration
  • Saint Joseph’s College offers a Master in Health Administrator program for nurses interested in becoming leaders in organizational and administrative roles. The program is accredited and completed online.
University of Maine
Orono
CCNE
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP)
  • The Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP) program at The University of Maine offers students the skills they need to function in health care delivery, management and education. The program is accredited by the CCNE.
University of Southern Maine
Portland
CCNE
  • MS in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner
  • The Family Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Southern Maine offers students the skills they need to function in health care delivery, management and education.
  • MS in Nursing - Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner  - College of Nursing
  • The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Southern Maine offers students the skills to diagnoses and manages acute episodic and chronic mental illnesses. Practitioners often follow patients from hospital to outpatient settings. The program is accredited by the CCNE.
  • MS in Nursing - Education
  • The University of Southern Maine offers graduates of its Nursing Education program the skills needed for teaching and leadership positions.