University of South Alabama College of Nursing

Clinical Nurse Specialist BSN-DNP and Post-Graduate Certificate to DNP

Graduates of this program will earn a DNP degree.

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.

Nurse and Physician



MSN-DNP for Advanced Nursing Practice Roles

Fall Entry

Spring Entry

MSN-DNP Adding New Certification in CNS Adult-Geron

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. Kimberly Quiett
Phone: 251-445-9448

For Additional Information

DNP Essentials

If you have further questions about the application process, contact the college of nursing at  


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

The DNP program is accredited by the
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 887-6791.



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