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Women's Health NP Careers

Provide In-Demand, Specialized Care as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

Women’s health practitioners serve an essential role. The needs of female patients are unique across the lifespan and require highly knowledgeable, specialized healthcare professionals.

As a women’s health NP, you’ll meet the growing need for nurse practitioners while providing expert, compassionate care to women at various stages of their lives. Carlow’s comprehensive MSN WHNP program will prepare you to become a well rounded, board-certified nurse practitioner.

Women’s Health Nurse PRactitioner


Women’s health nurse practitioners provide care to females at various points in their lifespan. They can write prescriptions, order tests, refer patients and treat non-life-threatening conditions. Depending on the setting they work in, WHNPs can provide preventative care as well as pregnancy and menopausal care, and they can perform cancer screenings and fertility evaluations. They are trained to counsel patients on contraceptive options and provide care for acute and chronic illnesses affecting women.

WHNPs can work in a variety of settings, including the following:

  • Hospitals
  • Private practices
  • OBGYN offices
  • Fertility clinics
  • Women’s health offices
  • Family planning clinics
  • Women’s prisons
  • Prenatal clinics

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Program Outcomes: Specialized Clinical Skills for Your NP Career

When you complete this program, you’ll be able to:

Career Support

Advancing your career as a nurse practitioner is quite an undertaking, but our team of instructors and our diverse student community is ready to help you succeed.

Established Partnerships

Carlow has strong relationships with local area hospitals and health organizations to help you secure clinical placements and full-time jobs, as well as tuition discounts.

Career Planning Services

Carlow provides career advising sessions, career-related programming, job search support and employer engagement on and off campus.

Experienced Faculty

Our faculty are well connected and have years of experience in healthcare and nursing. They’re prepared to help you find your path and introduce you to others who can help.

A Caring Network

Our diverse community of students embodies the values of the Sisters of Mercy. Our alumni network and current students are ready to support each other in their careers.