University of South Alabama Online APRN Programs

University of South Alabama Online Graduate Nursing Degree Pathways
Current DegreeDegree PathwayDegree(s) Earned
BSNPost BSN PathwayMSN
RN + Non-Nursing Bachelor's DegreeRN - MSN PathwayMSN
Diploma or ADNRN to BSN/MSN PathwayBSN & MSN
MSNPost-Graduate CertificateCertificate
BSNBSN To DNP PathwayMSN & DNP
MSNMSN to DNP Adding New Specialty CertificationDNP
MSN + APRN CertificationMSN to DNP for Advanced Nursing Practice RolesDNP
*All of the pathways above require students to hold an active RN license. The University of South Alabama also offers an Accelerated BSN/MSN Pathway for students with a bachelor's degree who would like to enter the field of nursing.

Overview: University of South Alabama: College of Nursing

Department: College of Nursing
Programs Offered: AGACNP, AGPCNP, FNP, NNP, PACNP, PPCNP, PMHNP, WHNP
Degree Types: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted), Post-MSN Certificate New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted), RN to MSN (ADN or Diploma accepted), DNP (BSN Required), MSN to DNP with New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Accreditation: CCNE
Instruction Methods: Programs use asynchronous instruction with students being able to access course materials at any time from any location.
Phone Number: (251) 445-9400
Social Media: Facebook and Twitter

University of South Alabama Online APRN Programs

University of South Alabama Online AGACNP Programs

Online Master of Science in Nursing -Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program (Post BSN Pathway and RN to MSN Pathway (Non-Nursing Bachelors Required))

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 45 credits needed to graduate (Post-BSN pathway); 59 credits needed to graduate (RN to MSN pathway)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 2 years; Part-time program can be completed in ~3 to 4 years
Program Start Date: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 6 Semesters; Part-time: 7 to 8 semesters (post-BSN pathway), 7 to 11 semesters (RN to MSN pathway)

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or RN plus non-nursing bachelor's degree required; current RN license; minimum 2 years of experience in relevant setting to APRN specialty before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0 (post-BSN pathway); Minimum GPA 2.75 (provisional acceptance to RN to MSN pathway or post-BSN pathway)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$25,470 + fees (post-BSN pathway); ~$33,394 + fees (RN to MSN pathway)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online RN to BSN/MSN Pathway - Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: RN to MSN (ADN or Diploma accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 76 credits needed to graduate (31 credits for BSN degree)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 3 years; Part-time program can be completed in ~4 to 5 years
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 Semesters; Part-time: 10+ semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: ADN or Diploma in Nursing required; current RN license with no restrictions; applicants must have completed all 19 specific pre-requisite undergraduate courses; applicants apply as transfer students
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$40,555 + fees (23 undergraduate credits, 53 graduate credits)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $459 per credit hour (undergraduate); $566 per credit hour (graduate)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online Post Graduate Certificate - Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: Post-MSN Certificate New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 24 to 33 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 16 to 24 months depending on gap analysis of previous MSN coursework
Program Start Date: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Number of Terms: 4 to 6 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; 2 years of clinical experience before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$13,584 + fees to ~$18,678 + fees (depending on gap analysis)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online BSN To DNP Pathway - Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 1140 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 69 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 3 to 4 years; Part-time program can be completed in 4 to 6 years (students have up to 7 years to finish the program)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 to 11 Semesters; Part-time: 12 to 16 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; 2 years of clinical experience before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$39,054 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online MSN to DNP Adding New Specialty Certification - Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN to DNP with New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 1140 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 60 to 69 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 3 years; Part-time program can be completed in 4 to 6 years (students have up to 7 years to finish the program)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 to 10 Semesters; Part-time: 12 to 16 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; 2 years of clinical experience before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$33,960 + fees to ~$39,054 + fees (depending on gap analysis)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota



University of South Alabama Online AGPCNP Programs

Online Master of Science in Nursing - Adult-Geron Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (Post BSN Pathway and RN to MSN Pathway (Non-Nursing Bachelors Required))

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 45 credits needed to graduate (Post-BSN pathway); 59 credits needed to graduate (RN to MSN pathway)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in approximately 2 years; Part-time program can be completed in approximately 3 years
Program Start Date: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 6 Semesters; Part-time: 7 to 8 semesters (post-BSN pathway), 7 to 9 semesters (RN to MSN pathway)

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or RN plus non-nursing bachelor's degree required; current RN license; minimum 2 years of experience in relevant setting to APRN specialty before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0 (post-BSN pathway); Minimum GPA 2.75 (provisional acceptance to RN to MSN pathway or post-BSN pathway)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$25,470 + fees (post-BSN pathway); ~$33,394 + fees (RN to MSN pathway)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online RN to BSN/MSN Pathway - Adult-Geron Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: RN to MSN (ADN or Diploma accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 76 credits needed to graduate (31 credits for BSN degree)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in approximately 3 years; Part-time program can be completed in approximately 4 years
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 Semesters; Part-time: 10+ semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: ADN or Diploma in Nursing required; current RN license with no restrictions; applicants must have completed all 19 specific pre-requisite undergraduate courses; applicants apply as transfer students
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$40,555 + fees (23 undergraduate credits, 53 graduate credits)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $459 per credit hour (undergraduate); $566 per credit hour (graduate)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online Post Graduate Certificate - Adult-Geron Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: Post-MSN Certificate New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 24 to 33 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 16 to 24 months depending on gap analysis of previous MSN coursework
Program Start Date: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Number of Terms: 4 to 6 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; 2 years of clinical experience before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$13,584 + fees to ~$18,678 + fees (depending on gap analysis)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online BSN To DNP Pathway - Adult-Geron Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 1140 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 69 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 3 to 4 years; Part-time program can be completed in 4 to 6 years (students have up to 7 years to finish the program)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 to 11 Semesters; Part-time: 12 to 17 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; 2 years of clinical experience before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$39,054 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online MSN to DNP Adding New Specialty Certification - Adult-Geron Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Adult Gerontology - Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN to DNP with New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 1140 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 60 to 69 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 3 years; Part-time program can be completed in 4 to 6 years (students have up to 7 years to finish the program)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 to 10 Semesters; Part-time: 12 to 16 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; 2 years of clinical experience before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$33,960 + fees to ~$39,054 + fees (depending on gap analysis)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota



University of South Alabama Online FNP Programs

Online Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner program (Post BSN Pathway and RN to MSN Pathway (Non-Nursing Bachelors Required))

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 45 credits needed to graduate (Post-BSN pathway); 59 credits needed to graduate (RN to MSN pathway)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 2 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in approximately 2 years; Part-time program can be completed in approximately 3 years
Program Start Date: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 6 Semesters; Part-time: 7 to 8 semesters (post-BSN pathway), 7 to 8 semesters (RN to MSN pathway)

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or RN plus non-nursing bachelor's degree required; current RN license; minimum 2 years of experience in relevant setting to APRN specialty before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0 (post-BSN pathway); Minimum GPA 2.75 (provisional acceptance to RN to MSN pathway or post-BSN pathway)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$25,470 + fees (post-BSN pathway); ~$33,394 + fees (RN to MSN pathway)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online RN to BSN/MSN Pathway - Family Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: RN to MSN (ADN or Diploma accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 76 credits needed to graduate (31 credits for BSN degree)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 2 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in approximately 3 years; Part-time program can be completed in approximately 4 years
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 Semesters; Part-time: 10+ Semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: ADN or Diploma in Nursing required; current RN license with no restrictions; applicants must have completed all 19 specific pre-requisite undergraduate courses; applicants apply as transfer students
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$40,555 + fees (23 undergraduate credits, 53 graduate credits)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $459 per credit hour (undergraduate); $566 per credit hour (graduate)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online Post Graduate Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: Post-MSN Certificate New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 24 to 33 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 2 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 16 to 24 months depending on gap analysis of previous MSN coursework
Program Start Date: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Number of Terms: 4 to 6 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; 2 years of clinical experience before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$13,584 + fees to ~$18,678 + fees (depending on gap analysis)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online BSN To DNP Pathway - Family Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 1140 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 69 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 2 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 3 to 4 years; Part-time program can be completed in 4 to 6 years (students have up to 7 years to finish the program)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 to 11 Semesters; Part-time: 12 to 16 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; 2 years of clinical experience before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$39,054 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online MSN to DNP Adding New Specialty Certification - Family Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN to DNP with New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 1140 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 60 to 69 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 2 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 3 years; Part-time program can be completed in 4 to 6 years (students have up to 7 years to finish the program)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 to 10 Semesters; Part-time: 12 to 16 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; 2 years of clinical experience before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$33,960 + fees to ~$39,054 + fees (depending on gap analysis)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota



University of South Alabama Online NNP Programs

Online Master of Science in Nursing - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program (Post BSN Pathway and RN to MSN Pathway (Non-Nursing Bachelors Required))

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 45 credits needed to graduate (Post-BSN pathway); 59 credits needed to graduate (RN to MSN pathway)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in approximately 2 years; Part-time program can be completed in approximately 3 years
Program Start Date: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 6 Semesters; Part-time: 7 to 8 semesters (post-BSN pathway), 7 to 8 semesters (RN to MSN pathway)

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or RN plus non-nursing bachelor's degree required; current RN license; minimum 2 years of experience in Level III or higher NICU before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0 (post-BSN pathway); Minimum GPA 2.75 (provisional acceptance to RN to MSN pathway or post-BSN pathway)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$25,470 + fees (post-BSN pathway); ~$33,394 + fees (RN to MSN pathway)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online RN to BSN/MSN Pathway - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: RN to MSN (ADN or Diploma accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 76 credits needed to graduate (31 credits for BSN degree)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in approximately 3 years; Part-time program can be completed in approximately 4 years
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 Semesters; Part-time: 10+ Semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: ADN or Diploma in Nursing required; current RN license with no restrictions; applicants must have completed all 19 specific pre-requisite undergraduate courses; applicants apply as transfer students
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$40,555 + fees (23 undergraduate credits, 53 graduate credits)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $459 per credit hour (undergraduate); $566 per credit hour (graduate)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online Post Graduate Certificate - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: Post-MSN Certificate New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 24 to 33 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 16 to 24 months depending on gap analysis of previous MSN coursework
Program Start Date: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Number of Terms: 4 to 6 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; minimum 2 years of experience in Level III or higher NICU before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$13,584 + fees to ~$18,678 + fees (depending on gap analysis)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online BSN To DNP Pathway - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 1140 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 69 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 3 to 4 years; Part-time program can be completed in 4 to 6 years (students have up to 7 years to finish the program)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 to 11 Semesters; Part-time: 12 to 16 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; minimum 2 years of experience in Level III or higher NICU before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$39,054 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online MSN to DNP Adding New Specialty Certification - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN to DNP with New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 1140 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 60 to 69 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 3 years; Part-time program can be completed in 4 to 6 years (students have up to 7 years to finish the program)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 to 10 Semesters; Part-time: 12 to 16 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; minimum 2 years of experience in Level III or higher NICU before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$33,960 + fees to ~$39,054 + fees (depending on gap analysis)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota



University of South Alabama Online PACNP Programs

Online Master of Science in Nursing - Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program (Post BSN Pathway and RN to MSN Pathway (Non-Nursing Bachelors Required))

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 45 credits needed to graduate (Post-BSN pathway); 59 credits needed to graduate (RN to MSN pathway)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in approximately 2 years; Part-time program can be completed in approximately 3 years
Program Start Date: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 6 Semesters; Part-time: 7 to 8 semesters (post-BSN pathway), 7 to 8 semesters (RN to MSN pathway)

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or RN plus non-nursing bachelor's degree required; current RN license; minimum 2 years of experience in a pediatric acute care setting before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0 (post-BSN pathway); Minimum GPA 2.75 (provisional acceptance to RN to MSN pathway or post-BSN pathway)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$25,470 + fees (post-BSN pathway); ~$33,394 + fees (RN to MSN pathway)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online RN to BSN/MSN Pathway - Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: RN to MSN (ADN or Diploma accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 76 credits needed to graduate (31 credits for BSN degree)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in approximately 3 years; Part-time program can be completed in approximately 4 years
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 Semesters; Part-time: 10+ Semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: ADN or Diploma in Nursing required; current RN license with no restrictions; applicants must have completed all 19 specific pre-requisite undergraduate courses; applicants apply as transfer students
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$40,555 + fees (23 undergraduate credits, 53 graduate credits)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $459 per credit hour (undergraduate); $566 per credit hour (graduate)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online Post Graduate Certificate - Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: Post-MSN Certificate New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 24 to 33 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 16 to 24 months depending on gap analysis of previous MSN coursework
Program Start Date: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Number of Terms: 4 to 6 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; minimum 2 years of experience in a pediatric acute care setting before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$13,584 + fees to ~$18,678 + fees (depending on gap analysis)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online BSN To DNP Pathway - Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 1140 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 69 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 3 to 4 years; Part-time program can be completed in 4 to 6 years (students have up to 7 years to finish the program)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 to 11 Semesters; Part-time: 12 to 16 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; minimum 2 years of experience in a pediatric acute care setting before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$39,054 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online MSN to DNP Adding New Specialty Certification - Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN to DNP with New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 1140 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 60 to 69 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 3 years; Part-time program can be completed in 4 to 6 years (students have up to 7 years to finish the program)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 to 10 Semesters; Part-time: 12 to 16 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; minimum 2 years of experience in a pediatric acute care setting before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$33,960 + fees to ~$39,054 + fees (depending on gap analysis)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota



University of South Alabama Online PPCNP Programs

Online Master of Science in Nursing - Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program (Post BSN Pathway and RN to MSN Pathway (Non-Nursing Bachelors Required))

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 45 credits needed to graduate (Post-BSN pathway); 59 credits needed to graduate (RN to MSN pathway)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in approximately 2 years; Part-time program can be completed in approximately 3 years
Program Start Date: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 6 Semesters; Part-time: 7 to 8 semesters (post-BSN pathway), 7 to 8 semesters (RN to MSN pathway)

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or RN plus non-nursing bachelor's degree required; current RN license; minimum 2 years of experience in relevant setting to APRN specialty before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0 (post-BSN pathway); Minimum GPA 2.75 (provisional acceptance to RN to MSN pathway or post-BSN pathway)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$25,470 + fees (post-BSN pathway); ~$33,394 + fees (RN to MSN pathway)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online RN to BSN/MSN Pathway - Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: RN to MSN (ADN or Diploma accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 76 credits needed to graduate (31 credits for BSN degree)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in approximately 3 years; Part-time program can be completed in approximately 4 years
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 Semesters; Part-time: 10+ Semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: ADN or Diploma in Nursing required; current RN license with no restrictions; applicants must have completed all 19 specific pre-requisite undergraduate courses; applicants apply as transfer students
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$40,555 + fees (23 undergraduate credits, 53 graduate credits)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $459 per credit hour (undergraduate); $566 per credit hour (graduate)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online Post Graduate Certificate - Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: Post-MSN Certificate New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 24 to 33 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 16 to 24 months depending on gap analysis of previous MSN coursework
Program Start Date: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Number of Terms: 4 to 6 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; 2 years of clinical experience before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$13,584 + fees to ~$18,678 + fees (depending on gap analysis)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online BSN To DNP Pathway - Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 1140 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 69 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 3 to 4 years; Part-time program can be completed in 4 to 6 years (students have up to 7 years to finish the program)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 to 11 Semesters; Part-time: 12 to 16 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; 2 years of clinical experience before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$39,054 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online MSN to DNP Adding New Specialty Certification - Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN to DNP with New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 1140 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 60 to 69 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 3 years; Part-time program can be completed in 4 to 6 years (students have up to 7 years to finish the program)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 to 10 Semesters; Part-time: 12 to 16 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; 2 years of clinical experience before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$33,960 + fees to ~$39,054 + fees (depending on gap analysis)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota



University of South Alabama Online PMHNP Programs

Online Master of Science in Nursing - Psychiatric (Family) Nurse Practitioner program (Post BSN Pathway and RN to MSN Pathway (Non-Nursing Bachelors Required))

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 45 credits needed to graduate (Post-BSN pathway); 59 credits needed to graduate (RN to MSN pathway)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in approximately 2 years; Part-time program can be completed in approximately 3 years
Program Start Date: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 6 Semesters; Part-time: 7 to 8 semesters (post-BSN pathway), 7 to 8 semesters (RN to MSN pathway)

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or RN plus non-nursing bachelor's degree required; current RN license; minimum 2 years of experience in relevant setting to APRN specialty before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0 (post-BSN pathway); Minimum GPA 2.75 (provisional acceptance to RN to MSN pathway or post-BSN pathway)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$25,470 + fees (post-BSN pathway); ~$33,394 + fees (RN to MSN pathway)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online RN to BSN/MSN Pathway - Psychiatric (Family) Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: RN to MSN (ADN or Diploma accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 76 credits needed to graduate (31 credits for BSN degree)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in approximately 3 years; Part-time program can be completed in approximately 4 years
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 Semesters; Part-time: 10+ Semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: ADN or Diploma in Nursing required; current RN license with no restrictions; applicants must have completed all 19 specific pre-requisite undergraduate courses; applicants apply as transfer students
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$40,555 + fees (23 undergraduate credits, 53 graduate credits)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $459 per credit hour (undergraduate); $566 per credit hour (graduate)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online Post Graduate Certificate - Psychiatric (Family) Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: Post-MSN Certificate New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 24 to 33 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 16 to 24 months depending on gap analysis of previous MSN coursework
Program Start Date: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Number of Terms: 4 to 6 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; 2 years of clinical experience before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$13,584 + fees to ~$18,678 + fees (depending on gap analysis)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online BSN To DNP Pathway - Psychiatric (Family) Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 1140 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 69 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 3 to 4 years; Part-time program can be completed in 4 to 6 years (students have up to 7 years to finish the program)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 to 11 Semesters; Part-time: 12 to 16 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; 2 years of clinical experience before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$39,054 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online MSN to DNP Adding New Specialty Certification - Psychiatric (Family) Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN to DNP with New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 1140 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 60 to 69 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 3 years; Part-time program can be completed in 4 to 6 years (students have up to 7 years to finish the program)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 to 10 Semesters; Part-time: 12 to 16 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; 2 years of clinical experience before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$33,960 + fees to ~$39,054 + fees (depending on gap analysis)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota



University of South Alabama Online WHNP Programs

Online Master of Science in Nursing - Women's Health Nurse Practitioner program (Post BSN Pathway and RN to MSN Pathway (Non-Nursing Bachelors Required))

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 45 credits needed to graduate (Post-BSN pathway); 59 credits needed to graduate (RN to MSN pathway)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in approximately 2 years; Part-time program can be completed in approximately 3 years
Program Start Date: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 6 Semesters; Part-time: 7 to 8 semesters (post-BSN pathway), 7 to 8 semesters (RN to MSN pathway)

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or RN plus non-nursing bachelor's degree required; current RN license; minimum 2 years of experience in relevant setting to APRN specialty before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0 (post-BSN pathway); Minimum GPA 2.75 (provisional acceptance to RN to MSN pathway or post-BSN pathway)
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$25,470 + fees (post-BSN pathway); ~$33,394 + fees (RN to MSN pathway)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online RN to BSN/MSN Pathway - Women's Health Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: RN to MSN (ADN or Diploma accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 76 credits needed to graduate (31 credits for BSN degree)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in approximately 3 years; Part-time program can be completed in approximately 4 years
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 Semesters; Part-time: 10+ Semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: ADN or Diploma in Nursing required; current RN license with no restrictions; applicants must have completed all 19 specific pre-requisite undergraduate courses; applicants apply as transfer students
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$40,555 + fees (23 undergraduate credits, 53 graduate credits)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $459 per credit hour (undergraduate); $566 per credit hour (graduate)

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online Post Graduate Certificate - Women's Health Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: Post-MSN Certificate New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 24 to 33 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 16 to 24 months depending on gap analysis of previous MSN coursework
Program Start Date: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Number of Terms: 4 to 6 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; 2 years of clinical experience before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$13,584 + fees to ~$18,678 + fees (depending on gap analysis)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online BSN To DNP Pathway - Women's Health Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 1140 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 69 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 3 to 4 years; Part-time program can be completed in 4 to 6 years (students have up to 7 years to finish the program)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 to 11 Semesters; Part-time: 12 to 16 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; 2 years of clinical experience before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$39,054 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota


Online MSN to DNP Adding New Specialty Certification - Women's Health Nurse Practitioner program

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN to DNP with New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with limited on-campus visits with clinical hours requirements
Website: www.southalabama.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 1140 hours needed to graduate
Number of Credits Required: 60 to 69 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 1 (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 3 years; Part-time program can be completed in 4 to 6 years (students have up to 7 years to finish the program)
Program Start Date: Fall and Spring admission
Number of Terms: Full-time: 9 to 10 Semesters; Part-time: 12 to 16 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN required; current RN license with no restrictions; 2 years of clinical experience before enrolling in NP clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: Not required
Tuition: ~$33,960 + fees to ~$39,054 + fees (depending on gap analysis)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $566 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program does not currently accept students from New York and South Dakota