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School of Leadership and Advanced Nursing Practice

School of Leadership and Advanced Nursing Practice

Graduate Nursing Programs

Thank you for your interest in graduate nursing programs at The University of Southern Mississippi. In keeping with the vision of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, the School of Leadership and Advanced Practice Nursing strives to excel in the preparation of advanced practice nurses at the master’s and doctoral level through practice, scholarship and research. Each program emphasizes leadership in nursing practice and prepares nurse scholars for leadership in clinical, educational and administrative positions.

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Our Programs

Programs include Family Nurse Practitioner (Post-Graduate Certificate, BSN-MSN, and BSN-DNP), Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Post-Graduate Certificate, BSN-MSN, and BSN-DNP), Nurse Anesthesia (BSN-DNP), Clinical DNP (MSN-DNP), and PhD in Nursing Leadership (BSN-PhD and MSN-PhD).

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, and the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning.

Contact Us

School of Leadership and Advanced Nursing Practice

Asbury Hall (AH) 317 
3215 Montague Boulevard
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Hattiesburg Campus 

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Phone
601.266.5527

Our Research

$1.9+million

external funding in 2017

Nearly$800,000

awarded in student scholarships and support

61faculty areas

of research focus/scholarship


Our faculty are highly engaged in research and scholarship. This research and scholarship includes areas such as:

  • Health Disparities
  • Nursing Education
  • Quality Improvement
  • APRN Practice
  • Patient Outcomes