South University

709 Mall Blvd, Savannah, GA 31406

Program Details

South University provides a path for RNs, who do not currently have a BSN, to obtain both a BSN and MSN degree through an intensive online degree program. The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner specialization further advances the nursing professional preparing them for a community-centered career with emphasis on at-risk groups. 

Students combine general education, transfer credits, core nursing curriculum, and specialization coursework to meet the required 221 credits. Students demonstrating academic excellence are able to substitute certain graduate coursework for undergraduate courses. Courses for the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner specialization includes topics in pharmacology and health assessment, along with practicums that focus on women’s health, primary care, and the aging population. A graduate project rounds out the specialization.

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    Program Overview

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    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
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      Per Quarter Credit
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    • Fees Overview :
      Practicum Evaluation Fee (One Time Fee): $2,100
      Clinical Fee (One Time Fee): $1,000
      Graduation Fee (One Time Fee): $125
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    Associate degree in nursing from an accredited institution, or a diploma in nursing from an accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better on nursing coursework. In addition, students must have official transcripts from previously attended institutions, and a valid unencumbered registered nursing license.

    This degree requires students to complete 221 total credits including: 90 general education credits , 45 transfer credits, and at least 86 credits earned at South University.

    Accreditation & Licensing

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    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


    Not all online programs at South University are available to residents of all states including those who live in OR, TN, DC, AL and MA.

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