Expand Your Career Outlook as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
Hands-on experience for the workforce
Florida A&M University’s online MSN in Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner program delivers the credential you need to become licensed and specialize your practice in the health of women across the lifespan.
- Increase your worth. The median annual salary for nurse practitioners in 2021 was $123,780, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.1
- Prepare for licensure. Graduate fully equipped with the skills to sit for the Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner licensure exam.
- Advance with specialized skills. Focus on the healthcare needs of women and qualify for specialty nursing jobs including OB nurse, IVF nurse and more.
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Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner $96,799 per year2
OB GYN Nurse Practitioner $96,144 per year3
IVF Nurse Practitioner $96,634 per year4
Increase Your Salary Potential as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
Gain in-demand specialty skills, increase your salary potential and open the door to advanced nursing careers with the online MSN in Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner degree. The program’s curriculum combines cultural sensitivity knowledge with the healthcare needs of women across the lifespan so you can make a difference in the lives of diverse patients. Additionally, the program offers the credential required to take the Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner licensure exam and qualify for the nursing jobs you want.
- The field of advanced nursing is expected to grow 45% by 20301
- More than 121,000 new positions for nurse practitioners are expected to be created by 20301
- The top nurse practitioners earned up to $200,540 in 20211
What Does a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Do?
A women’s health nurse practitioner cares for women throughout the lifespan. Responsibilities in this role may include:
- Conducting regular wellness and reproductive health exams for women.
- Testing for and diagnosing women with reproductive health ailments.
- Designing treatment plans for women diagnosed with illness and disease.
- Referring patients to surgeons and specialist medical professionals when necessary.
Program Outcomes and Skills Acquired
What You’ll Learn
- How to apply patient-centered primary care in your practice.
- Essential clinical leadership expertise to go farther in your career as a nurse practitioner.
- How to address and provide care for the various healthcare needs of women across the lifespan.
- Synthesize knowledge from the sciences, humanities, best evidence and nursing to support advanced practice nursing.
- Utilize leadership skills to foster collaboration, change, and advocacy to influence advanced practice nursing and improve health care.
- Use best available evidence to implement initiatives to continuously improve quality and safety in health care.
- Integrate evidence, clinical guidelines, and clinical investigative skills to guide advanced practice nursing and improve health outcomes.
- Utilize appropriate technologies and information literacy skills to optimize health outcomes in advanced practice nursing.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the development, analysis, and evaluation of health policies and health care affecting advanced practice nursing and health outcomes.
- Analyze complex health systems to improve the delivery of care and patient outcomes.
- Apply ethical principles in decision-making to achieve sound solutions to issues related to individuals, populations and systems of care.
- Demonstrate accountability and responsibility for patient-centered care and professional development.
- Provide competent evidence-based advance practice nursing care within a primary care setting to diverse individuals, families and groups and manage heath and illness for adults across the life span.
The Support You Need for the Career You Want
FAMU’s Career and Professional Development Center connects students with the resources they need for success after graduation. Our nursing students can stay connected with their classmates and the nursing community through our alumni and nursing associations. Discover new career opportunities, network with other professionals in your field and advance your potential.Learn More
Sources and Disclaimers
- Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, and Nurse Practitioners. Apr. 18, 2022. Retrieved July 13, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/registered-nurses.htm#tab-1.
- Average Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) Salary. Jul. 2, 2022. Retrieved July 19, 2022, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Women%27s_Health_Nurse_Practitioner_(NP)/Salary.
- Average Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) with Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) Skills Salary. Jul. 11, 2022. Retrieved July 20, 2022, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Women%27s_Health_Nurse_Practitioner_(NP)/Salary/9a0a6d1b/Obstetrics-Gynecology-OB-GYN.
- Average Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) with Reproductive Health Skills Salary. Jul. 11, 2022. Retrieved July 20, 2022, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Women%27s_Health_Nurse_Practitioner_(NP)/Salary/9c976b0a/Reproductive-Health.
*The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for Masters nursing programs is Continuing Accreditation.