University of South Alabama College of Nursing
Adult/Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Nursing Men

An online program for the nurse practitioner specializing in Adult/Gerontological Acute Care Nursing is offered at the University of South Alabama College of Nursing. The MSN program prepares graduates for advanced nursing practice and for doctoral study. Graduates of the program are able to synthesize and apply advanced knowledge, theories, and research to a specialized area of nursing practice and function as leaders in practice to contribute to the advancement of the nursing profession.

A common core of courses are offered online including concepts, theory, research, and issues related to advanced nursing practice.

Students in the online track will be required to attend an orientation session on campus in the Fall when the AHN specialty courses begin. In addition, the students may be required to return to campus following semesters during their specialty courses and the last semester (internship) for a final exam and presentations. Details will be announced as the semesters approach.

Please plan to attend the mandatory 3 day on-campus intensive if you are beginning the clinical component Fall of 2014. The dates are August 6-8 from 8-5pm. We looking forward to seeing you!!

Adult/Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (GNP/APNP) Curriculum

Post BSN Track (MSN)
Condensed schedule of study - Fall Admission
Full-time schedule of study - Fall Admission
Full-time schedule of study - Spring Admission
Full-time schedule of study - Summer Admission

RN to MSN for Associate/diploma RN’s
• RN to MSN for associate/diploma RN’s with a BS/BA degree in a non-nursing discipline

Post Graduate Certificate
To learn more about the online courses visit:
For information and help with setting up your graduate degree program contact the CON Office of Graduate studies:

Please feel free to email for more information about the ACNP program:

For Additional Information

Graduate Studies
USA College of Nursing - HAHN 3086
5721 USA Drive N.
Mobile AL 36688-0002
(251) 445-9400
FAX: (251) 445-9416

The BSN, MSN, and DNP programs at the University of South Alabama College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education,
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 887-6791

Nurse Educator Option

USA offers nurse educator classes to those students wishing to pursue a career in academia. These courses are a subspecialization that can be added onto your current degree plan. Please click this link to learn more:
Nursing Education
University of South Alabama - Mobile Alabama 36688-0002 (251) 445-9400
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