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College of Nursing


Certificate of Graduate Studies

Programs of Study

*Please note all applicants for the FNP. PMHNP and AGACNP should apply for spring admission. If after application review, the candidate qualifies for the 18 hour program the student will matriculate in the summer not the spring. All candidates qualifying for the 27 hours program will matriculate in the spring. The CGS Nursing administration track accepts applicants every semester.

 

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Curriculum

  • 4 semester (summer start) or 5 semester (spring start) plan to complete
  • All didactic coursework is online, distance format (via Blackboard CMS platform)
Summer Start 18-hour program (currently licensed as an APRN)
  Summer Semester Fall Semester Spring Semester
Year 1 NURS 718 (3) NURS 786* (6) NURS 787* (6)
Year 2 NURS 796* (3)    
Total 18 credit hours
* Course requires clinical hours
Spring Start 27-hour program
  Spring Semester Summer Semester Fall Semester
Year 1 NURS 702 (3)
NURS 707 (3)
NURS 704+* (3)
NURS 718 (3)
NURS 786* (6)
Year 2 NURS 787* (6) NURS 796* (3)  
Total 27 credit hours
+ On campus immersion
* Course requires clinical hours

Family Nurse Practitioner

Curriculum

  • 4 semester (summer start) or 5 semester (spring start) plan to complete
  • All didactic coursework is online, distance format (via Blackboard CMS platform)
Summer Start 18-hour program (certified nurse practitioner)
  Summer Semester Fall Semester Spring Semester
Year 1 NURS 718 (3) NURS 705* (3)
NURS 706+* (3)
NURS 708 (3)
NURS 722* (3)
Year 2 NURS 793* (3)    
Total 18 credit hours
+ On campus immersion
* Course requires clinical hours
Spring Start 27-hour program
  Spring Semester Summer Semester Fall Semester
Year 1 NURS 702 (3)
NURS 707 (3)
NURS 704+* (3)
NURS 718 (3)
NURS 705* (3)
NURS 706* (3)
Year 2 NURS 708 (3)
NURS 722* (3)
NURS 793 (3)

 
Total 27 credit hours
+ On campus immersion
* Course requires clinical hours

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Curriculum

  • 4 semester (summer start) or 5 semester (spring start) plan to complete
  • All didactic coursework is online, distance format (via Blackboard CMS platform)
Summer Start 18-hour program (for practicing NPs)
  Summer Semester Fall Semester Spring Semester
Year 1 NURS 761 (3)
NURS 718 (3)
NURS 731* (3) 

NURS 732* (3)
NURS 708 (3)
Year 2 NURS 798* (3)    
Total 18 credit hours
* Course requires clinical hours
Spring Start 27-hour program (for non-practicing NPs, MSNs)
  Spring Semester Summer Semester Fall Semester
Year 1 NURS 702 (3)
NURS 707 (3)
NURS 704+* (3)
NURS 761 (3)
NURS 718 (3)
NURS 731* (3)
Year 2 NURS 708 (3)
NURS 732* (3)
NURS 798* (3)  
Total 27 credit hours
+ On campus immersion
* Course requires clinical hours

 

Nursing Administration

Curriculum is developed on an individual basis by the program director please contact nursinq@mailbox.sc.edu for further questions.
Total 18 credit hours