University of South Alabama College of Nursing
Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Nurse and OB patient

The role of nurse practitioner specializing in Advanced Women's Health Nursing is offered at the University of South Alabama College of Nursing. The MSN program prepares graduates for advanced nursing practice and for future 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.

The Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Track classes are available only online. However, there is a mandatory three (3) day orientation held during the fall semester of the first practicum course. This orientation is scheduled for July 24 to July 26, 2015. Attendance is required and will allow for questions and interaction with course faculty. Various clinical skills workshops will be held during the orientation. You will be contacted for hotel group rates for the orientation.

For more information, contact Gail Soles, Graduate Advisor by email at or by phone at 251-445-9410 or Dr. Leigh Anne Minchew, WHNP Track Coordinator by email at or by phone, 251-445-9488.

Women’s Health 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

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

Post Graduate Certificate


To learn more about the online courses visit:

For information about setting up your graduate degree program contact the CON Office of Graduate studies:


For Additional Information

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


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

Nurse Educator Option

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


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