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Graduate Studies

Master of Science in Nursing

In accordance with Neumann University’s mission and vision statements, the purpose of the nursing programs is to enhance professional nursing practice and foster the provision of quality nursing education and care in the Franciscan tradition to persons of diverse populations, in varying circumstances and environments. Franciscan values and traditions are linked to a strong liberal arts and professional education. Graduates of the baccalaureate and master’s nursing programs will have the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for competent, ethical, professional practice; for lifelong development of that practice; for advanced study in nursing; and for fulfillment of professional and societal responsibilities.

These programs are designed to prepare advanced practice nurses to assume roles as clinician scholars and/or pursue doctoral study. Intellectual excellence is demonstrated by using advanced scientific knowledge from nursing and other disciplines. Clinical competence is developed through the attainment of advanced practice skills. Community involvement is encouraged through professional and public service on the local, state, and national levels.

Students may choose from the following options:

Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner- Primary Care, M.S.

Post-Masters Certificate

Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Post-Master's Certificate

Neumann University’s Nursing Programs
are accredited by:
Accreditation Commission for Education
in Nursing, Inc.
Formerly the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Telephone: 404-975-5000
Fax: 404-975-5020
Neumann University's Nursing Programs are approved by:
Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105
Telephone: 717-783-7142
Fax: 717-783-0822


For more information, please call the Office of Adult and Graduate Admissions at (610) 361-5208 or (800) 9-NEUMANN, ext. 5208, or feel free to e-mail us at

Master of Science in Nursing

Facts About Recent
NU MSN Graduates

  • All graduates rated their overall satisfaction with NU's program with the highest rating possible and would recommend the program to others
  • NU Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner graduates surpass the national average for first-time pass rates on American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) national certification boards.
ANCC National
Pass Rates,
1st Time NU Candidates
Overall ANCC National Pass Rate
2016 grads
2013, 2014,
& 2015


  • All 2015 graduates were employed in their field of study within 12 months of receiving their national certification.
  • Average time for program completion for 2016-2017 was 3 years, and ALL students completed the program within 5 years.
  • Salaries for the 2015 graduates range between $85,000 - $110,000.

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