Two Southeastern online nursing programs ranked No. 1


Thursday, June 18, 2020 
by: Tonya Lowentritt 

     HAMMOND – Two Southeastern Louisiana University online nursing programs have earned recognition as the top programs in the nation by, an online resource for prospective students interested in the nurse practitioner field. Southeastern was recognized for its online MS in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner and online Post-Master’s Certificate – Family Nurse Practitioner programs.
     According to the website, only those programs deemed affordable were recognized, meaning that the program’s cost, factoring in both in-state and out-of-state tuition, placed it in the upper third of all online NP programs in terms of affordability.
     “I am very proud of the accomplishments of students and faculty in the School of Nursing.,” said Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences Ann Carruth. “The online Nurse Practitioner programs combine quality and convenience. Full and part-time options are available depending on students' work schedule – and the faculty work closely with graduate nursing students to maintain Southeastern’s tradition of excellence.”
     For more information on Southeastern’s online nursing programs, contact the School of Nursing at
     The full rankings can be accessed at

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