Program Overview

The online RN to Master of Science in Nursing program combines bachelor’s and master’s coursework to expedite the educational goals of an RN who desires to earn a graduate degree, yet needs the flexibility of an online program. The Family Nurse Practitioner specialization gives nurses the added expertise to work directly with patients and families, improving and promoting healthy behaviors.

Core curriculum builds on coursework in ethics, financial management, nursing practices, leadership, and societal health practices; while the Family Nurse Practitioner features courses in pharmacology and assessing health, in addition to practicums directly related to primary care, women’s health, and gerontology. Students also must complete a graduate project. Students demonstrating academic excellence are able to substitute certain graduate coursework for undergraduate courses.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    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 227 total credits including: 90 general education credits, 45 transfer credits, and at least 92 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, WA, 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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