The online Master of Science in Nursing / Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner is designed to allow students to get the same certification as a Nurse Practitioner, but also take courses that are more tailored in the women’s health category.
Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioners are experts in women-focused health promotion and disease prevention, as well as managing chronic health conditions affecting women.
The curriculum has a strong academic and clinical basis. In addition, it is unique in providing a strong foundation in understanding the business of women's health care. This includes assessing a community to discover the primary care needs, learning how to develop a plan for having a fiscally viable practice, and working within the license and insurance regulations of the student's state.
- Be a RN with educational preparation from a nationally (CCNE or ACEN) accredited nursing program.
- Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 from the most recent degree (nursing or related field) earned.
- Be a registered nurse with a current, active license in the United States with no encumbrances.
- Have one year of Registered Nursing Experience. For RNs with less than one year of RN experience, the Admissions Committee may consider other significant experience in health care including working as a doula, childbirth educator, and/or lactation consultant.
- Submit three professional references.
- Two on campus visits is required.
School Accreditation Statement
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges