Master of Science in Nursing / Adult-Gerontological Acute Nurse Practitioner
University of South Alabama

Program Details

The online MSN in Adult-Gerontological Acute Nurse Practitioner degree is designed for working adults seeking to advance their careers.  With this online adult nurse practitioner program students will specialize in caring for individuals and families in primary care settings.  The curriculum prepares students to assess, diagnose, and manage healthcare needs in adults and children, emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention.  Courses include concepts, theory, research, and issues related to advanced nursing.  

Graduates are prepared to meet the health needs of a global society and for doctoral study.

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of South Alabama is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Must have at two years of recent direct patient care experience in Acute Care (i.e., EMERGENCY, ICU, or MED-SURG) with one of those two years required to be in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) upon admission
  • Active unencumbered RN License
  • Required to attend an orientation session on campus in the Fall. Students may be required to return to campus following semesters during the specialty courses and the last semester (internship) for a final exam and presentations