U.S. News & World Report in its Best Graduate Schools ranked ODU's master of science in nursing program among the top 10% in the nation. In 2021, Nurse Practioner Online rated the ODU Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program best program.
Clinical Nurse Specialists are graduate prepared advanced practice nurses trained in a specialized area of nursing practice. The School of Nursing offers specialty options: adult gerontology, pediatric and neonatal care.
The Family Nurse Practitioner program trains advanced practice students to provide primary care services to patients throughout their life. FNP students engage in simulated learning and clinical experiences in a variety of primary care settings.
Embark on the nationally-recognized, online, distance learning Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) program, delivering specialized care to preterm infants less than 37 weeks gestation, neonates, infants, and children up to 2 years of age.
The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program prepares advanced practice nurses to become licensed independent health care providers, providing mental health care with prescriptive authority.
Graduate education prepares the certified nurse midwife (CNM) to become a licensed, independent health care provider with prescriptive authority providing general primary health care services for women from adolescence throughout their lifetimes.