Women's Health-Title X

The master's degree program in women's health is designed for graduates of Title X certified Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner programs. The focus of the curriculum is on the theoretical, conceptual, and scientific underpinnings of advanced practice. Students are awarded 12 semester hours of advanced placement credit in recognition of previous education and experience. In addition, students must complete 24 semester hours of MSN courses.

Fast Facts

The Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing has a long-standing history of educating women and men to be leaders on the forefront of the healthcare community. Below are some notable facts and figures about Emory University’s School of Nursing:

  • Total students – 491
    • Females – 450
    • Males – 41
    • Minorities – 173
  • Total BSN students – 298
  • Total MSN students – 172
  • Total PhD students – 21
  • Rankings 
    • #21 for Nursing in U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools
    • #11 for Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools
    • #13 for Nurse-Midwifery in U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools
    • #21 for Family Nurse Practitioner in U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools
  • Student to Clinical Faculty ratio – 8:1

Highlights

Unique Highlights
Students have the opportunity to earn a master’s degree without repeating previous course work.

Clinical Experience
Most students continue to practice as women’s health care nurse practitioners at their place of employment and do not have supervised clinical experience during their graduate program.

Career Opportunities
Graduates have opportunities to advance to leadership positions within their workplaces in both the public and private health sectors.

Curriculum

Full-Time Program of Study, 24 credit hours

Semester 1, Fall, 12 credit hours
NRSG501 Health Policy and Finance for Advanced Practice Nurses (3 hours)
NRSG528 Advanced Physiology/ Pathophysiology (3 hours)
NRSG578 Advanced Practice Nursing Integration I (1 hour)
NRSG678 Women’s Health Issues (2 hour)
Elective (3 hours)
   
Semester 2, Spring, 12 credit hours
NRSG503 Advanced Practice Nursing: Ethical, Legal and Leadership Issues (3 hours)
NRSG507 Theory and Research Applications (3 hours)
NRSG522 Advanced Pharmacology (3 hours)
NRSG579 Advanced Practice Nursing Integration II (1 hour)
Electives (2 hours)

Tuition

Fall 2013

Category Description

Amount

Tuition Expenses

20,200.00

Fees

3377.00

Living Expenses

8,982.00

Books and Supply Expenses

1,154.00

Transportation Expenses

335.00

Loan Fees

576.00

Health Insurance

1,400.00

Term Total

32,984.00

Spring 2014

Category Description

Amount

Tuition Expenses

20,200.00

Fees

267.00

Living Expenses

8,982.00

Books and Supply Expenses

1,154.00

Transportation Expenses

335.00

Loan Fees

576.00

Health Insurance

1,400.00

Term Total

32,914.00

Total Cost of Attendance

65,898.00

*Living, transportation, and books/supplies expenses are estimated.

Financial Aid

The School of Nursing recognizes many students have concerns about funding their nursing education. In order to maximize the financial support that may be available to you, we encourage students to explore all University-level, private, and School of Nursing financial aid options. Click here to learn about the financial aid process and deadlines.

Robert W. Woodruff Clinical Fellowship

The Robert W. Woodruff Clinical Fellowship is awarded to BSN-prepared nurses who have been accepted to the Master of Science in Nursing program and who demonstrate strong potential or commitment to improving the quality of health care. Candidates should have interest in improving health care delivery in areas such as quality and safety, bioethics, health policy, or healthcare economics/finance. Qualified applicants demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, motivation for the study of nursing, impressive skills in communication, significant leadership and creativity in school of community and clear potential for enriching the lives of their contemporaries at Emory University. Candidates must have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 in previous college-level work and a minimum GRE score of 1200. Scholarship applications must be submitted by January 15th. Finalists will participate in campus interviews. The Fellowship carries a full-tuition award for four semesters of graduate study.

2014 Robert W. Woodruff Clinical Fellowship Application

Merit-based and Endowed Scholarships

All applicants that apply by the priority deadline for admission and are admitted will automatically be considered for merit-based and endowed scholarships. No additional applications for these awards are necessary.