Dept. of Collaborative Nursing Care Introduction

Welcome to the Department of Collaborative Nursing Care located in the College of Nursing at University of Southern Mississippi.  This is an exciting time to become a nurse or transition to further education in nursing.  The Department of Collaborative Nursing Care is dedicated to breaking new ground and transforming health care through various programs:


Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program
prepares the graduate for entry-level positions in a variety of health care services.  The BSN program provides the foundation for graduate study in nursing. 


RN-BSN Program
is an online program to prepare the RN to advance as a competent health care provider as well as a professional leader, manager, coordinator, research, critical thinker, and political activist.


Concurrent Academic Progression In Nursing Pathway (CAPINP)
– provides students enrolled in Associate Degree Nursing programs in the state of Mississippi with an option for early enrollment in the current Southern Miss BSN completion program.


Join us at USM College of Nursing to begin a journey of transformation into the world of dynamic nursing. 

Susan Hart, PhD, RN

Chair and Assistant Professor of Collaborative Nursing Care

College of Nursing, The University of Southern Mississippi

118 College Drive #5095

Hattiesburg, MS  39406