Master of Science in Nursing
BSN-MSN Track: 18 months
RN-MSN Track (Online Only): 30 months*
*Depending on academic background
This MSN program requires an RN license and is available online and at our campuses in Atlanta and Nashville.
With five MSN program concentrations, South College’s Master of Science in Nursing program is a flexible and affordable way to advance your nursing career to a new level.
Innovative, challenging and comprehensive, the MSN program further develops the thinking and analytical skills required in today’s competitive and evolving healthcare environments. Our approach to education combines cutting-edge coursework with hands-on clinical practice, close to home, and best of all, our MSN program is designed to accommodate the schedules of working nursing professionals.
Students enrolled in our MSN program may tailor their learning to their long-term professional objectives, through topic selection for course papers and projects, even arranging their own clinical sites for practicum components, which must be approved by South College.
AVAILABLE PROGRAM CONCENTRATIONS
Family Nurse Practitioner: Demand for nurse practitioners is high, thanks to their extensive nursing background and ability to take on roles commonly filled by physicians. FNP job opportunities are growing much faster than in other fields.
Nurse Executive: Career nurse executives take leadership positions in today’s complex healthcare industry. They arrive prepared, with a deep understanding of the industry, strong managerial skills and thorough clinical practicum experience.
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner: PNP students tailor their learning to their own long-term, professional objectives, selecting topics for course papers and projects by arranging clinical sites for South College-approved practicums.
Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner: AGACNP graduates serve elders, taking on vital roles in their communities. They are eligible to write national certification exams to earn AGACNP-BC and ACNPC-AG credentials.
Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner: Students taking the Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner route develop critical thinking and analytical skills while tailoring their learning to their professional goals.
At South College, we seek to graduate nurse practitioners who are experts in family-centered care. Our program is designed to assist in preparing future advanced practice registered nurses with competencies that include expertise in:
Admission is open to those who meet the appropriate criteria detailed here. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. Meet personally with a financial aid advisor and discover the financial resources through government aid, grants and scholarships that may be available to you.
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The Nursing faculty at South College are committed to teach, mentor and guide every student enrolled in the program. They come from all backgrounds and experiences to bring you the best education possible.