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 New or Second Specialty (any MSN accepted), RN to MSN (ADN or Diploma), DNP (BSN Required), DNP 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)
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 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: DNP 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)
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 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: DNP 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)
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 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: DNP 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)
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 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: DNP 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)
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 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: DNP 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)
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 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: DNP 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)
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 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: DNP 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)
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 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: DNP 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