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High Passing Rates
100% of our 2019 graduates passed their AANP and ANCC certification exams on their first attempt.

CCNE Accredited
The MSN-FNP and DNP-FNP programs are CCNE accredited.

Why Choose Marymount’s Online Nursing Programs

Marymount’s CCNE-accredited nursing programs provide specialized knowledge, in-depth studies, evidence-informed clinical experiences and the best in leadership preparation so you can reach the highest credential in nursing practice.

Four Differentiators

1. Expert Faculty Focused on Servant Leadership

Marymount expert faculty

Our expert faculty members are nurse practitioners who are focused on servant leadership and improving healthcare by meeting the needs of vulnerable populations. They’re approachable mentors with advanced training and education; 85% of our faculty hold the highest degree in their field of study.

Check out some of Marymount’s faculty profiles to see how these nurse leaders are making a positive impact in healthcare.

2. Unmatched Student Support

Marymount student support

At Marymount, your Student Support Advisor advises you about degree paths, works through tuition costs and plans, checks in periodically to discuss your needs and monitor your progress, answers questions about curriculum, connects you to academic resources and keeps you on track for graduation.

Because of our unmatched one-on-one support, our nursing students have a 100% first-attempt pass rate on the ANCC and AANP national FNP certification exams.

3. Situated at the Healthcare Policy Epicenter

Marymount University in Washington, D.C.

Based in Arlington, Marymount University is just “over the hill” from Washington, D.C., giving our nursing students a distinct advantage.

During residency, nurses are afforded an opportunity to meet in person with legislators — at the State Capitol or in Richmond — to become confident leaders who can affect change for better patient outcomes. You will learn to advocate for your patients as you gain legislative process and policy knowledge.

4. Guaranteed Clinical Placement

Marymount University clinical placement

One of the greatest advantages to pursuing an advanced nursing degree at Marymount is our clinical placement service, offered at no additional cost to you. Stay focused on your career and studies while your assigned Placement Coordinator expedites a search for you, identifying sites and preceptors close to your home.

At Marymount, 100% of our FNP nursing students are placed within 100 miles of their place of residence, with a majority securing sites within 40 miles.

Why Choose Marymount's Educational Leadership and Organizational Innovation (EdD) Program

Marymount University’s Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Organizational Innovation program is a strategically designed educational experience to transform you into an effective leader so that you can create real change in the world. 

Research, theory, and practice come together in the EdD program to create actionable solutions, which are supported by a community of engaged organizational leaders and practical coursework grounded in evidence-based research and leadership practices.