University of South Alabama College of Nursing


Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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

A common core of courses are offered online including concepts, theory, research, and issues related to advanced nursing practice. Clinical requirements can usually be completed with preceptors in the students’ home community.

The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Track classes are available only online. However, there is a mandatory orientation held during the fall semester of the first practicum course. The orientation will be held September 5th and 6th, 2014.. Attendance is required and will allow for questions and interaction with course faculty. Various clinical skills workshops will be held during the orientation.


Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Curriculum

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

RN to MSN for Associate/diploma RN’s

• Spring admission schedule of study

• Summer admission schedule of study


Nurse and patient

Please feel free to e-mail for more information about this program: Dr. Tricia Huey:  

For Additional Information

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


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

Nurse Educator Option

USA offers nurse educator classes to those students wishing to pursue a career in academia. These courses are a subspecialization that can be added onto your current degree plan. Please click this link to learn more:
Nursing Education



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University of South Alabama - Mobile Alabama 36688-0002 (251) 445-9400
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