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College of Nursing


Certificate of Graduate Studies

Programs of Study

*CGS in Advanced Practice all applicants will apply in the spring. After admission and review of transcripts, if the student meets the criteria for the accelerated program they will not begin courses until summer 2019.

 

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)
2019 Spring Start (5 semesters) non-APRNs
 Year 1     Spring 2019  Summer 2019  Fall 2019 
2019-2020 NURS 702 (3 credits)
NURS 707 (3 credits)
NURS 704+ (3 credits)
NURS 718 (3 credits)
NURS 786* (5 credits; 224 clincial hours)
Year 2 Spring 2020 Summer 2020  
2020-2021 NURS 787* (5 credits; 224 clinical hours) NURS 796* (3 credits; 224 clinical hours)  
Total 25 credit hours; 672 clinical hours
+ On campus immersion
* Course requires clinical hours
2019 Summer Start (4 semesters) APRNs
 Year 1 Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020
2019-2020 NURS 718 (3 credits) NURS 786* (6 credits; 336 clinical hours) NURS 787+* (6 credits; 336 clinical hours)
Year 2 Summer 2020    
2021-2021 NURS 796* (3 credits; 224 clinical hours)    
Total 18 credit hours; 896 clinical hours
+ On campus immersion
* Course requires clinical hours

May take 786 and 787 for 5 hours/224 clinical hours and also add NURS 708 or NURS 720 or NURS 706


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)
2019 Spring Start (5 semesters) non-APRNs
 Year 1 Spring 2019 Summer 2019 Fall 2019
2019-2020 NURS 702 (3 credits)
NURS 707 (3 credits)
NURS 704+* (3 credits)
NURS 718 (3 credits)
NURS 706+ (3 credits)
NURS 705* (3 credits; 224 clinical hours)
Year 2      
2020-2021 NURS 708 (3 credits)
NURS 722+* (3 credits; 224 clinical hours)
NURS 793* (3 credits; 224 clinical hours)

 
Total 27 credit hours; 672 clinical hours
+ On campus immersion
* Course requires clinical hours
2019 Summer Start (4 semesters) APRNs
 Year1  Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2019
2019-2020 NURS 718 (3 credits) NURS 706+ (3 credits)
NURS 705* (3 credits; 224 clinical hours)
NURS 708 (3 credits)
NURS 722+* (3 credits; 224 clinical hours)
Year 2      
2020-2021 NURS 793* (3 credits; 224 clinical hours)    
Total 18 credit hours; 672 clinical 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)
2019 Spring Start (5 semesters) non-APRNs
Year 1 Spring 2019 Summer 2019 Fall 2019
2019-2020 NURS 702 (3 credits)
NURS 707 (3 credits)
NURS 704+ (3 credits)
NURS 761 (3 credits)
NURS 718 (3 credits)
NURS 731* (3 credits; 224 clinical hours)
Year 2 Spring 2020 Summer 2020  
2020-2021 NURS 708 (3 credits)
NURS 732* (3 credits; 224 clinical hours)
NURS 798* (3 credits; 224 clinical hours)  
Total 27 credit hours; 672 clinical hours
+ On campus immersion
* Course requires clinical hours

 

2019 Summer Start (4 semesters) APRNs
 Year 1 Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020
2019-2020 NURS 761 (3 credits)
NURS 718 (3 credits)
NURS 731* (3 credits; 224 clinical hours) 

NURS 708 (3 credits)
NURS 732* (3 credits; 224 clinical hours)
Year 2 Summer 2020    
2020-2021 NURS 798* (3 credits; 224 clinical hours)    
Total 18 credit hours; 672 clinical hours
* 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