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online phd, dnp, msn programs for nurses

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Master of Science in Nursing Programs

Students may enter the MSN- Nurse Practitioner program with a BSN.  Fall admittance only.  The primary care areas of focus for MSN students include adult-gerontology, family and pediatric practice tracks.  MSN graduates from these tracks will be eligible for certification as a nurse practitioner. 

Precepted clinical experiences are individually arranged by the student. Clinicals can be done in the area that students live.  Students may have to travel to clinical sites if a local preceptor is not available.

Full and part-time plans of study are available. An individual program plan of study is completed at the time of admission into the program.

Adult-Gerontology Health Nurse Practitioner Program

Program Benefits

This online graduate program prepares Advanced Practice Nurses for primary ambulatory and population-based care. Graduates of this program are prepared to provide care for adults with common acute and chronic health conditions. Health promotion and disease prevention as well as teaching and counseling of individuals, families and groups are emphasized.

Graduates are eligible to obtain national certification as an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (ANP).

Career Oportunities

Nurse Practitioners have the opportunity to be employed in a wide variety of settings such as: community health clinics, rural health clinics, physician offices, public health departments, hospitals, home health agencies, urgent care/emergency rooms, specialty areas, Armed Forces and Veterans’ Administration facilities and schools of nursing.

Plans of Study

Current Plans of Study

Full-time or Part-time

Plans of study prior to Fall 2012

Full-time or Part-time

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Family Nurse Practitioner Program

Program Benefits

This online graduate program prepares advanced practice nurses to function collaboratively with physicians and other health care disciplines in providing primary health care in a variety of ambulatory settings. Graduates of this program will be prepared to serve as health care providers for children and adults with common acute and chronic health conditions. Health promotion and disease prevention as well as teaching and counseling of individuals, families and groups are emphasized.

Graduates are eligible to obtain national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP).

Career Oportunities

Nurse Practitioners have the opportunity to be employed in a wide variety of settings such as: community health clinics, rural health clinics, physician offices, public health departments, hospitals, home health agencies, urgent care/emergency rooms, specialty areas, Armed Forces and Veterans’ Administration facilities and schools of nursing.

Plans of Study

Current Plans of Study

Full-time or Part-time

Plans of study prior to Fall 2012

Full-time or Part-time

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Pediatric Nursing Practitioner Program

Program Benefits

This online graduate program prepares nurses with the knowledge and skills needed to meet the health care needs of infants, children, and adolescents in the contemporary health care system. The focus of the program is on evidence-based pediatric care that is delivered in a variety of pediatric settings.

The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) option prepares advanced practice nurses to provide primary care to children with an emphasis on assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation of care of individuals and families. The PNP program is fully approved by the National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses. It prepares graduates to function as effective care providers in collegial relationships with all those who influence the health environment of children.

Graduates of the program are eligible to seek national certification in pediatrics as a Nurse Practitioner (PNP). Graduates are eligible to seek state prescriptive authority.

Career Opportunities

Nurse Practitioners have the opportunity to be employed in a wide variety of settings such as community health clinics, rural health clinics, physician offices, public health departments, hospitals, home health agencies, urgent care/emergency rooms, specialty areas, Armed Forces and Veterans’ Administration facilities and schools of nursing.

Plans of Study

Current Plans of Study 

Full-time or Part-time

Plans of study prior to Fall 2012

Full-time or Part-time

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For more information, please contact:

Coordinator of Graduate (MSN/DNP) Program and Alumni Services


Telephone: (843) 792-8515
Fax: (843) 792-5395

conservices@musc.edu

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