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The Graduate School


The Graduate Nursing Program at Southern University in Baton Rouge (SUBR ) offers three academic degrees for interested students:  the Doctor of Philosophy degree (Ph.D) with a major in nursing, the Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP), and the Master of Science (MSN) with a specialty in family health nursing with role options as nurse administrator, nurse  educator, or advanced nurse practitioner.  


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Southern University and A&M College are accredited by the  

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
P: (202) 887-6791 
F: (202) 887-8476

Admission Requirements for SUBR Graduate Nursing Programs:  While admission requirements vary among the graduate nursing program options, all applicants are required to possess a current, unencumbered nursing license to practice and a minimum of 2 years of clinical experience as a registered nurse.  Interested applicants should access the link listed below to obtain additional information regarding admission requirements for the graduate nursing program option. 


For further information contact:

Southern University Graduate Nursing Programs
School of Nursing
J. K. Haynes Bldg.
170 Swan Ave.
Baton Rouge, LA

PH: 225-771-2663



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