Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
BSN-DNP and Post-Graduate Certificate to DNP
The Department of Health and Human Services has funded a $1,543,840
proposal to prepare graduates of the Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing graduates to
become culturally competent Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners/ Doctorate of Nursing
Graduates of this program will complete the Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Program and earn the DNP degree. Graduates will be eligible to take the
Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (FPNP) certification exam.
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing has set a 2015 date
for full implementation of the DNP as the entry level for advanced
While NFPP/DNP classes are taught online, all students enrolled in CMN 548 (first NFPP clinical course) are required to attend a mandatory two (2) day orientation. Attendance is required and will allow for questions and interaction with course faculty. Various clinical skills workshops will be held during the orientation.
If you have any further questions about the application process, contact the college of nursing at firstname.lastname@example.org or 251-445-9412.
Office of Graduate Studies
USA College of Nursing - HAHN 3086
5721 USA Drive N.
Mobile AL 36688-0002
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