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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 South University Academic Catalog Version II [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing (RN to MSN)***


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Offered at South University, Austin; South University, Cleveland; South University, Columbia; South University, Montgomery; South University, Novi; South University, Online Programs; South University, Savannah; and South University, Tampa.

The RN to Master of Science in Nursing program allows students with strong academic backgrounds to reduce the number of courses required in the undergraduate component of the program. Students substitute certain graduate courses for undergraduate nursing courses. The program includes integrated practica experience, didactic instruction, and a summative project to assess individual student learning outcomes.

Students who successfully complete all requirements of RN to Master of Science in Nursing program will be awarded both the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and the Master of Science in Nursing degree.

RN to Master of Science in Nursing***


Area I: General Education: 76 Credits


A transcript evaluation is completed for each student to transfer in up to 90 general education credits. For students to receive block transfer credit for General Education courses, they must meet the standard outlined in the General Education Transfer Credit policy.

Professional Development


Basic Communications


Mathematics and Statistics


Natural Sciences


Arts and Humanities (chose two)


Social and Behavioral Sciences


Area II Foundation Requirements: 14 Credits


Graduate Nursing (Students must complete core credits and one specialization)


Specialization in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner: 36 Credits for Specialization, 227 Total Credits for Program


Offered at South University, Online Programs.

Specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner: 42 Credits for Specialization, 233 Total Credits for Program


Offered at South University, Austin; South University, Cleveland; South University, Columbia; South University, Montgomery; South University, Novi; South University, Online Programs; South University, Richmond; South University, Savannah; and South University, Tampa.

Specialization in Nurse Educator: 34 Credits for Specialization, 225 Total Credits for Program


Offered at South University, Online Programs.

Specialization in Nursing Informatics: 28 Credits for Specialization, 219 Total Credits for Program


Offered at South University, Online Programs.

Note(s):


**Students wishing to further develop their advanced practice skills should take NSG5003 Advanced Pathophysiology , NSG6001 Advanced Nursing Practice I , and NSG6005 Pharmacology . Students wishing to further develop their management, administration, and technology skills may take LEA5100 Leadership, Organization Theory and Change , LEA5130 Team Building and Group Dynamics , IST5010 Information Technology Infrastructure  and/or  PMC6601 Foundations of Project Management  in place of NSG5003 , NSG6001  , and/or NSG6005 . In all cases students should work closely with their Academic Advisors or Academic Counselors to select appropriate coursework that meets their career needs and course prerequisites.

***South University, Online Program Offerings may not be available to residents of all states.  Please contact an admissions representative for further information.

 

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