Our MS in Nursing degree programs empower you to take on autonomous nursing roles in leadership, education, and family practice. By 2026, advanced practice nursing roles have a projected growth rate of 31 percent1, with a median annual salary of $113,9301.
Upon successful completion of the Utica College Family Nurse Practitioner Graduate Nursing program, graduates are prepared to meet the educational eligibility to take the Family Nurse Practitioner National Certification exams offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
The curriculum of the Nursing Education and Nursing Leadership graduate nursing programs are designed by experienced practitioners to support your preparation for a career-advancing certification. While the program does not culminate in you gaining this credential, the curriculum has been designed by experienced practitioners with the certification in mind. Explore our MS in Nursing Career Outlook to see the unique career benefits of the graduate nursing programs.
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