Graduate Programs

Whether you are a college senior, recent graduate, or mid-career professional, we encourage you to explore the advantages of earning a master’s degree from Francis Marion University. Our programs are fully accredited and affordable. Financial assistance is available for qualified students. 


Download the Certificate of Financial Support for Graduate Students here

We offer programs in Business, Education, Nursing, and Psychology. Select your program from the list below:

School of Business

General Business Administration (Master of Business Administration [M.B.A.])

Health Management (Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Health Management [M.B.A. H.M.])

School of Education

Learning  Disabilities (Master of Arts in Teaching [M.A.T.] and Master of Education [M.Ed.])

Instructional Accommodation (Master of Education [M.Ed.])

Department of Nursing

Family Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Educator (both are Master of Science in Nursing [M.S.N.] programs)

Department of Psychology

Psychology (Master of Science in Applied Psychology [M.S.])

Specialist in School Psychology [S.S.P.]

Physician Assistant Program

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies



Rolling Admission - applications reviewed as they are received


Fall Admission: March 15

Spring Admission: October 15

M.S.A.P. Programs

Fall Admission: February 15

Spring Admission: October 15

M.S.N. Programs (FNP and NE)

Fall/Spring/Summer: One week prior to start of classes

Specialist in School Psychology

Fall Admission: February 15


Contact the Graduate Office at:

Francis Marion University
Graduate Office
P.O. Box 100547
Florence, S.C. 29502-0547


Phone: 843.661.1281 or 843.661.1284

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