Master of Science in Nursing


Welcome to the Nicholls State University Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program! Whether you are a prospective or current student, an alumnus, faculty colleague or friend, we appreciate your interest in our MSN program. The MSN program is offered in affiliation with the Intercollegiate Consortium for a Master of Science in Nursing (ICMSN) and is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The consortium universities, McNeese State University, Nicholls State University, Southeastern Louisiana University, and University of Louisiana at Lafayette work collaboratively to provide a comprehensive curriculum preparing graduates to participate in a number of opportunities in the health care profession. Faculty members are expertly engaged in distance education, clinical practice, research, and mentor students in the following specialty concentrations:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Nursing Education

Best Regards,

Melissa Clay, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Instructor of Nursing
Graduate Program Coordinator
Office: 252 Betsy Cheramie Ayo Hall
Phone: 985.448.4184

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The Master of Science in Nursing degree at Nicholls State University is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.