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And with more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, South provides plenty of avenues for discovery. This MSN program prepares graduates for certification as an FNP and for doctoral study.
Graduates of the program are able to synthesize and apply advanced knowledge, theories, and research to a specialized area of nursing practice and function as leaders in practice to contribute to the advancement of the nursing profession.
A common core of courses are offered online including concepts, theory, research, and issues related to advanced nursing practice.
Clinical requirements can usually be completed with preceptors in the students’ home community.
Phase 1: The first mandatory on-campus visit will be during the Spring semester when the student is enrolled in the first clinical course (CMN 573).Clinical Skills Intensive dates Phase 1: Please note these dates are for Simulation Intensives only.The coordinator for each specialty track will provide full orientation dates.Phase 2: The second mandatory on-campus visit will be during the Fall semester when the student is enrolled in the last clinical course (CMN 576).Clinical Skills Intensive dates Phase 2: Please note these dates are for Simulation Intensives only.Orientation for students in the Family Nurse Practitioner specialty will be online.