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Graduate Nursing Programs
M.S. Nursing Advanced Practice RN Degree Completion Program
M.S. Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner
M.S. Nursing Nursing Education (Online)
M.S. Nursing Leadership in Health Systems Management (Online)
M.S. Nursing Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Master of Public Health NEW (online)
Post-Master's Nursing Certificates
Family Nurse Practitioner Track Post-Master's Certificate
Nursing Education Track Post-Master's Certificate
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Post-Master's Certificate
Rivier University is a recognized leader in graduate nursing education. Our programs fit the schedule of working nurses and prepare graduates to function in advanced clinical practice, leadership and educator roles. Students are prepared to excel in today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment.
Experienced and credentialed faculty serve as mentors providing personal attention in small classes. Flexible programs with a variety of entry points offer an efficient path to a master's degree or post-master's certificate.
Facilities and resources
State-of-the-art nursing skills laboratories are located on the ground floor of Sylvia Trottier Hall. The physical assessment laboratories are equipped with a wide array of patient-care equipment and an extensive supply of examining instruments.
All of Rivier's nursing programs are fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000(404) 975-5000, www.nlnac.org.
Partnerships and careers
Rivier graduate students complete their clinical experiences in diverse healthcare settings, including acute and long-term care, ambulatory care, private offices and academic settings. Rivier graduate nursing alumni work in the region's top hospitals, healthcare facilities, and in their own practices.