Master of Science in Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner
South College

Program Details

If you want to advance your nursing career and further your BSN education, an online Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration as a Family Nurse Practitioner degree from South College is a solid choice.  This specialization will allow you to care for every member of the family, from pediatrics to geriatrics.  

The program has three program tracks which are determined by your academic background.  No matter which degree track you pursue, the MSN offered by South College is flexible and intended for working professionals.  It is hybrid, combining online classes with hands-on practicum.  As a long-distance learner, you can seek approval by South College to complete your clinical portion of your MSN at a healthcare facility convenient to you.

Requirements

This program requires four planned and faculty supervised/evaluated, on campus experiential learning sessions.

  • Proof of a current unencumbered Registered Nurse license or in progress of becoming licensed as a Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of a cumulative 3.0 grade point average for undergraduate nursing courses
  • Admissions Interview
  • Evidence of completion of a nursing degree
    • BSN-MSN Track: Evidence of completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited institution of higher education
    • Accelerated RN-MSN Track: Hold an Associate’s degree or Diploma in Nursing
    • RN-BSN- MSN Track: Hold an Associate’s degree or Diploma in Nursing
  • Minimum of three recommendations from healthcare professionals
  • A two-page typed personal statement
  • A statement of understanding of the Family Nurse Practitioner practicum requirements
  • Identification of potential clinical sites and preceptors for the Family Nurse Practitioner practicum requirements
  • Minimum of 2000 hours of nursing work experience employed as a registered nurse

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges