University of South Alabama College of Nursing

Executive Nurse Administrator BSN-DNP

Post-Graduate Certificate to DNP

Nurse and patient

Graduates of this program will earn a DNP degree and be eligible
to seek national certification as Nurse Administrators
(executive level) once they meet the work or consultation requirement
outlined by the American Nurse Credentialing (ANCC).

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing has set a 2015 date for full implementation of the DNP as the entry level for advanced practice.


Requirements for Admission

The requirements for admission to the DNP program are located on the DNP Home Page and in the University of South Alabama Undergraduate/Graduate Bulletin.



Fall Entry

Spring Entry

MSN- DNP Adding a New Specialization
Fall Entry

Spring Entry


Fall Entry

Spring Entry

Course descriptions are available in the University of South Alabama Undergraduate/Graduate Bulletin.



For additional information related to the specialty, please contact:

Dr. Valerie Dearmon
Phone: 251-445-9434


For Additional Information

DNP Essentials

If you have any further questions about the application process, contact the college of nursing at or 251-445-9412.

Office of Graduate Studies
USA College of Nursing - HAHN 3086
5721 USA Drive N.
Mobile AL 36688-0002
(251) 445-9400
FAX: (251) 445-9416

For information regarding admission to the University contact:

Office of Admissions
University of South Alabama
Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002
(251) 460-6141
1 (800) 872-5247

The entry level baccalaureate program is approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing
and the BSN and MSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 520
Washington, D.C. 20036-1120
Telephone 202-887-6791


University of South Alabama - Mobile Alabama 36688-0002 (251) 445-9400
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