School of Nursing

Nursing Role Specialities

USAHS offers a variety of in-demand specialties for Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) & Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Post-Graduate Nursing Certificate students. See more on these specialties below.

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Role Specialty

The Family Nurse Practitioner program will help you work with people of all ages to diagnose and treat conditions, prescribe medication, and order tests, working from a strong focus on health promotion and education to improve outcomes.

Nurse Executive Role Specialty

As a nurse executive, you’ll have the opportunity to innovate new processes, influence policies, and improve patient care. As you lead diverse teams and mentor staff, you can advance the role of nursing in your healthcare organization.

Nurse Educator Role Specialty

In our Nurse Educator role specialty, you’ll learn strategies for teaching various groups, including nursing students, practicing nurses, other healthcare providers, and patients.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner–Primary Care Role Specialty

In our Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner–Primary Care (PMHNP-PC) role specialty, you will learn to provide a full range of specialized services that together constitute mental health and psychiatric care and treatment.

Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Role Specialty

Manage the care of patients from young adulthood to old age. Top practice settings for AGNPs include hospital outpatient clinics, hospital inpatient units, and private group practices.

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