Nursing at FMU

The FMU Nursing Program prepares graduates to function competently as caring, professional nurses in a variety of healthcare settings. The program endeavors to instill in students the value of lifelong learning.

Explore FMU Nursing Programs

BSN (Pre-Licensure)

For students who don’t yet have a nursing license.

RN to BSN

For nurses interested in furthering their education.

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Practice-oriented terminal degree program.

MSN/FNP

Master’s degree program for advanced practice primary care practitioners.

MSN/Nurse Educator

Master’s degree program for nurse educators. (Also available: Post-Master’s NE Certificate)

MSN/PMHNP

New – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program. Now accepting applications.

MSN/AGACNP

New – Adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner program. Coming soon.

NLN Center of Excellence in Nursing Education 2016 - 2025

FMU’s Nursing program was recognized for the second consecutive term as an NLN Center of Excellence in Nursing Education in 2020.

Program Accreditation

CCNE AccreditedThe baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master’s degree program in nursing and/Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Francis Marion University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Professional Licensure Requirements

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Student Achievement Outcomes

BSN Program Outcomes
NCLEX-RN pass rates, job placement rates, and completion rates

MSN Program Outcomes
Certification exam pass rates, job placement rates, and completion rates
Please note that the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) exam for Nurse Educator students is voluntary and not required.

DNP Program Outcomes
Certification exam pass rates, job placement rates, and completion rates

Student achievement outcomes were last updated February 9, 2021.