Millersville University & Academic Partnerships to Launch Online Graduate Degree Programs

June 8, 2023


MILLERSVILLE, PA – June 8, 2023 – Millersville University today announced the expansion of its online portfolio of graduate degree programs, proudly supported by Academic Partnerships. Launching in the Fall of 2023, the online graduate programs will appeal to students seeking an alternative option to on-campus education.

Through this partnership, Millersville will offer its highly sought-after Nursing programs, Integrated Scientific Applications and Emergency Management degrees online.

The online programs include:


  • MSN in Nursing Education Online
  • MSN in Nursing Leadership Online
  • MSN in School Nursing Online

Integrated Scientific Applications

  • MS in Integrated Scientific Applications – Weather Intelligence and Risk Management Online
  • MS in Integrated Scientific Applications – Geoinformatics Online

Emergency Management

  • MS in Emergency Management

With a student-centered approach, Millersville is recognized as one of the top public universities for academics and community engagement in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Partnering with AP to make critical programs like nursing more accessible to students is aligned with MU’s mission of being a community dedicated to high-quality education at an exceptional value.

“Academic Partnerships is honored to partner with Millersville University as they increase access to their high-quality graduate degree programs,” said Fernando Bleichmar, CEO of Academic Partnerships. “Millersville has a rich history of serving its students in the PASSHE system and throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. We are excited to work side-by-side with Millersville as they expand their footprint and impact.”

Founded over 160 years ago in historic Lancaster County, Millersville University has become one of the most highly regarded universities in the Northeast. With a supportive and enriching environment, MU is an integral part of the community.

“Millersville University is a powerful economic multiplier. It is connected to the local community, school systems, businesses and the local labor market. This partnership with AP only strengthens our standing in the local and regional community by extending our program offerings further,” says Dr. Gail Gasparich, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.

AP, a leading online facilitator focused primarily on adult learners, is a partner to approximately fifty-five universities, primarily regional universities, across North America. AP’s mission of expanding access to top-quality, affordable and workforce relevant education makes it an excellent fit with the University to grow its portfolio of programs.

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