Program Overview

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 Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: Yes

    Accreditation & Licensing

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    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

    Requirements

    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.

    Restrictions

    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.

    School Overview

    South University is a private academic institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social, and professional development of a diverse student population.

    To achieve this purpose, the institution offers focused and balanced curricula at the associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels. A broad-based core curriculum is offered, promoting critical thinking, effective verbal and written communication, and skills for life-long learning. Additionally, the University focuses on developing the requisites to pursue and appreciate knowledge.

    South University’s approach to higher education and the resulting varied academic experiences provide students with the intellectual acumen and pragmatic approach necessary to create the foundation for personal and professional fulfillment.

    South University can provide a comprehensive education that instills within its students a philosophy that values not only learning and professionalism, but also contribution and commitment to the advancement of community.

    South University welcomes those individuals who seek educational challenges. To this end, the University provides a learning environment, both on campus and online, that helps students identify goals and the means to achieve them. With this philosophy in mind, students learn by interacting with a community of faculty, staff, and administration dedicated to South University’s academic purpose.

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