Dr. Annie Muller

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Dr. Annie Muller

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Office: CCHS 355
Phone: 843-661-4659

Annie Muller – DNP, APRN-BC

Dr. Annie Muller is a tenured Assistant Professor of Nursing at Francis Marion University (FMU). She has been a nurse over 33 years, with the last 17 years as a Board Certified Family and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Annie has taught nursing since 2005 and has been at FMU since Jan. 2010. She has recently co-authored a chapter Skills for Laboratory Learning, in Wittmann-Price, R. A., Godshall, M., & Wilson, L. (Editors) (2013). Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Review Manual (2nd. ed.). NYC: Springer Publishers.

Dr. Muller completed her ADN in nursing at Ventura City College, Ventura, CA, her bachelor’s in nursing at California State University, Dominguez Hills, CA, and her master’s in nursing at Fresno State University, Fresno, CA.  As part of the master’s program, she focused on family health care as a nurse practitioner and returned for a second focus in pediatrics. In 2001, Dr. Muller returned to school to complete her doctorate in nursing practice (DNP) at Rush University, Chicago, IL with a focus on community projects and outcomes evaluation. As her doctorial project, she established an Asthma Coalition for the county in Springfield, IL, which assisted individuals with limited access to health care to receive evaluation and treatment for asthma.

As part of her educational experience, Dr. Muller has traveled to 19 different countries, with many of them visit several times. Recently, she has accompanied other faculty to provide extended cultural education to nursing students here at FMU, with the most recent trips being to London, England and Belize, Central America. She is the advisor for the Student Nurse Association, a member of the Admission, progression, and Graduation Committee and is certified in online teaching. Recently Dr. Muller developed an online course in healthcare terminology that has been a great success on the FMU campus.

Dr. Muller has been active in developing and teaching several courses in the new graduate program for Family Nurse Practitioners. She will be expanding her teaching skills to include the new graduate program for a master’s degree in health care for non-nursing majors at FMU.


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Meaningful Academics

The liberal arts remain the foundation of a great education for all FMU students, but we’ve developed an array of professional programs to meet the 21st century needs of both our students and our community.

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The University keeps class sizes small because that’s the environment that best facilitates learning. A 15:1 student-professor ratio, and a student enrollment of 4,000 provides the perfect balance to enhance learning and still promote a diverse selection of programs.


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Francis Marion University has been recognized for five straight years as a “Great College to Work For” Honor Roll university by the Chronicle for Higher Ed. More at http://www.chronicle.com/interactives/greatcolleges16

FMU is consistently ranked among the Best Regional Universities by U.S. News and World Report.
Francis Marion University is in ETC’s top 10 percent of universities that have the most impact on a graduate’s long-term career earnings. More at www.educatetocareer.com.


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