College of Nursing South University

College of Nursing South University

Savannah, GA
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South University - Savannah, Georgia

For more than a century, South University has provided excellent academic programs and personalized student attention. Its main campus, which is located in Savannah, Georgia, in the southern region of the United States. It provides associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in behavioral sciences, business, health care, legal studies, and pharmacy.

South University offers graduate level nursing programs and certificates including a Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) degree program, a R.N. to M.S.N. degree program, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) degree program.

College of Nursing programs through South University can also be completed online.

Master of Science in Nursing Program at South University - Savannah

South University, Savannah offers a Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) degree program for registered nurses who want to strengthen their expertise and advance their careers in healthcare or educational settings.

Its curriculum, which is modeled on the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Master's Essentials, integrates nursing theory with advanced practice. It consists of 6 core courses (24 credits), specialization courses, practica, and experiences in specialty areas.

Specializations include adult health nurse practitioner (32 credits of courses), family nurse practitioner (38 credits of courses), and nurse educator (24 credits of courses).

R.N. to M.S.N. Program at South University - Savannah

The R.N. to M.S.N. degree program enables students with strong academic backgrounds to earn Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees and then smoothly transition into the Master of Science in Nursing degree program. The program's curriculum includes 90 credits of undergraduate nursing courses, 24 credits of M.S.N. core courses, and 24 to 38 credits of specialization courses.

Specializations include adult health nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner, and nurse educator.

Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) Program at South University - Savannah

The Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program allows nurses to integrate progressive clinical inquiry, leadership, and practice into current clinical practice. It is offered in a hybrid format, with courses completed online and field experiences completed in students' geographical locations.

The program's curriculum emphasizes advanced topics in nursing, field experiences, capstone nursing experiences, and elective courses across several disciplines. It consists of 28 credits of foundation courses, 8 to 16 credits of leadership specialization courses, 12 to 18 credits of clinical field experience, and 4 credits in a capstone experience.

Post-graduate Certificates in Nursing at South University - Savannah

South University - Savannah also offers post-graduate certificates in the following areas: adult health nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner, and nurse educator.

Students in the 32-credit adult health nurse practitioner specialty gain the knowledge and decision-making skills needed to provide advanced practice nursing care to adults. Students in the 38-credit family nurse practitioner specialty receive training in delivering advanced practice nursing care to individuals across the life span.

Students in the 24-credit nurse educator specialty gain skills in designing instructional methods, developing and evaluating curricula, and applying clinical expertise to educational settings.

Dedicated Nursing Faculty

Nursing faculty members at South University, Savannah are dedicated to providing high-quality education.

They are practitioners who bring real-world experience to the classroom and researchers who advance nursing practice and education. They are also excellent teachers and mentors who help students achieve academic and professional success.

Faculty members include Donna Falsett, M.S.N., D.Ph.; Cyndi Faudree, D.N.P.; and Kim Keubler, D.N.P.

Student Life at South University - Savannah

South University, Savannah provides a welcoming and vibrant campus that facilitates academic achievement and professional success. Many students live in school-sponsored housing, which allows them to build close relationships that enhance learning and social development.

The university's resource-rich environment includes a state-of-the-art library equipped with wireless Internet, an extensive collection of circulating and reference materials, program-specific resources, tutorial aides, and recreational reading materials.

The library also includes an academic support center; a distance learning classroom, computer lab, and conference room; and study rooms.

South University

South University is dedicated to providing academic opportunities that foster the intellectual, professional, and social development of a diverse student body.

It was established in 1899 as a business college. Today, it offers more than 70 associate's, bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and certificate programs through 5 schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Health Professions, College of Nursing and Public Health, and School of Pharmacy.

To accommodate the needs of a diverse student population, South University provides on campus, online, and blended class formats; customized course loads; knowledgeable faculty; and multiple locations. It also provides academic counseling, career services, counseling services, disability services, and student activities and organizations.

South University Accreditations

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges accredits South University to award associate's, baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees.

Numerous programs within the university have accreditation from accrediting bodies in their disciplines. Additionally, the College of Nursing and Public Health at the Savannah campus has accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

South University in Historic Savannah

The university's main location in historic Savannah, the oldest city in Georgia, provides many amenities. This charming town has a variety of art galleries, museums, outdoor recreation options, performing arts, professional sports teams, shopping venues, and traditional architecture.

In addition to its main campus in Savannah, Georgia, South University has locations throughout the United Sates.

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College of Nursing

South University

709 Mall Boulevard
Savannah, GA 31406
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