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Nurse Practitioner Graduate Programs in Mississippi

Nurse Practitioners (NP) in Mississippi are also known as Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN). There are five campus based Nurse Practitioner Master's or MSN programs located in the state of Mississippi along with several online NP programs.

Find Nurse Practitioner Programs in MS

The State Board of Nursing accepts online nursing degree programs as long as they are nationally or regionally accredited and are designed for advanced practice nursing. Below are some of the Nation's leading online Nurse Practitioner programs accredited by national accrediting agencies recognized by the Board of Nursing as well as the US Department of Education. Also listed are NP programs offered at colleges and universities within the state of Mississippi. Learn more about these programs and their accreditation below.

Online or blended NP programs are the most common route for registered nurses with a baccalaureate level education to earn their graduate degree in Nurse Practitioner. Online programs are most convenient for those wishing to continue in their current position while earning their degree or for those that need a more flexible option for earning their degree.

According to the MS Board of Nursing, to become or practice as an NP in Mississippi one must be a licensed registered nurse in Mississippi or hold a license from a state that is part of the Nurse Licensure Compact, be a graduate from an accredited nurse practitioner program recognized by the Board of Nursing and hold a current national certification in a specific field of practice. (Source: MS Board of Nursing Website)

Read more about a Nurse Practitioner Career. is a good resource for NP jobs in MS as well as average salary information for NPs in a particular area. Find other Master's Degree Nursing Programs in MS.

Nurse Practitioner Programs in MS

Maryville University

Maryville University - St. Louis offers two CCNE accredited online MSN Nurse Practitioner Programs: Family Nurse Practitioner and Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner.

Programs Offered Online: MSN - (Family Nurse Practitioner -FNP, Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner - AGNP)

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University of Cincinnati - College of Nursing

The University of Cincinnati - College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The MSN - Nurse Midwifery online program is accredited by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM).

Programs Offered Online: MSN - (Specializations: Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Midwifery, Clinical Nurse Specialist - Nurse Educator)

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Frontier Nursing University - Distance Education

The Frontier Nursing University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of College and Schools. They offer online MSN Programs with post masters certificates in the following areas: Certified Nurse Midwifery (accredited by ACME), Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner (accredited by the NLNAC). FSMFN also offers an online DNP program accredited by the AACN.

Programs Offered: Online ADN - MSN (Tracks: Nurse Midwifery) , Online MSN - (Tracks: Nurse Midwifery), DNP (Online)

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Graceland University - School of Nursing

The RN-BSN, RN to BSN/MSN and MSN programs are CCNE and NLNAC accredited. RN to BSN and RN to BSN/MSN program Practicums can be completed in the student's community.

Online Programs Offered: RN to BSN, RN to BSN/MSN and MSN - (Specializations: Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator), Post-Graduate Certificate (Specializations: Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Education), Doctor of Nursing Practice DNP (Online)

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Philadelphia University - Distance Education

The Midwifery Institute is accredited by the American Commission for Midwifery Education.

Programs Offered: MS Completion Program - Midwifery, MS in Disaster Medicine and Management, MS - Midwifery.

  • Click Here for information about the Philadelphia University's Online Master's in Disaster Medicine & Management Program.
  • Click Here for information about the Online MS - Midwifery Programs.

Nurse Practitioner Programs Offered On-Campus in MS

Mississippi University for Women

Mississippi University for Women - Division of Nursing
1100 College Street BOX W-910
Columbus, MS 39701
PH: 662-329-7299

Alcorn State University - School of Nursing

Alcorn State University
P O BOX 18399
Natchez, MS 39122
PH: 601-304-4300

Delta State University - School of Nursing

Delta State University
BOX 3343
Cleveland, MS 39733
PH: 662-846-4268

University of Mississippi Medical Center - School of Nursing

University of Mississippi Medical Center
2500 North STATE ST
Jackson, MS 39216-4505
PH: 601- 984-6220

University of Southern Mississippi - School of Nursing

University of Southern Mississippi
BOX 5095
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-5095
PH: 601-266-5871

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