Family Nurse Practitioner at Southern Miss
Advanced practice nurses are registered nurses who have gained advanced preparation for expanded clinical practice. Advanced practice nurses must be grounded in theory and utilize research and evidence as guides to their clinical practice. We have three options for the Family Nurse Practitioner at Southern Miss: BSN to DNP, MSN, and Post-Graduate Certificate.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master's degree in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at The University of Southern Mississippi is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation, and the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning.
Each program emphasizes leadership in nursing practice and prepares nurse scholars for leadership in clinical, educational, and administrative positions. Advanced practice nursing programs at Southern Miss share rigorous and demanding expectations with a scholarly approach to the discipline and a commitment to the advancement of the profession.
School of Leadership and Advance Nursing Practice Faculty
The dedicated and qualified faculty are focused on educating advanced practice nurses who are prepared as experts in clinical practice and as leaders in scholarship, research, and service to enhance the health and well-being of the people who are entrusted their care.
|Nursing (BSN to DNP Family Nurse Practitioner) DNP||Hattiesburg Hybrid|
|Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner) MSN||Hattiesburg Hybrid|
- Private Clinics
- Nursing Faculty
- Urgent care clinics
- Federally qualified health clinics
- Lakenya Fortner, FNP-BC 2009
Faculty Meridian Community College
- Nancy Villanueva, FNP-BC 2017
Minute Clinic inside CVS in Portsmouth, VA
- Leanne Murray, FNP-BC 2017
Hancock Women’s Center