Nursing is a challenging and fulfilling profession where you can be a care provider, educator, and advocate for patients.
Pursuing a nursing education can prepare you to deliver collaborative, interdisciplinary care that helps healthcare teams realize better patient outcomes. As a nurse, you’ll have many opportunities to learn and grow within the ever-changing healthcare field. You’ll also be able to follow your passion by choosing a nursing specialty or pursuing continued education and a career as a nurse practitioner, nurse leader, or other advanced nursing role.
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With LPN, BSN, MSN, and DNP programs, South College has the quality nursing programs, knowledgeable instructors, and supportive staff to help you both start and grow your nursing career. Get moving on your goals by finding the right nursing program for you at South College!
The Associate of Science in Health Science (Pre-Nursing) program at South College is designed to be the foundation for advanced programs like the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and BSN to MSN track, and ultimately for your nursing career. Students who do not go on to pursue a bachelor’s degree will be qualified for a variety of entry-level positions in the biological, life, or health sciences.
The Certificate Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program provides practical nurses with academic and clinical practice opportunities to gain the knowledge and skills that are essential to meet the demands of today’s healthcare environment. The program offers career-focused curricula designed to cultivate students’ successful learning and the ability to apply knowledge, think critically, and communicate effectively. Graduates of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program are eligible to take the LPN licensure examination (NCLEX-PN).
The LPN to BSN program prepares Licensed Practical Nurses to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and qualify for NCLEX-RN examination in as little as 39 months. Our LPN to BSN program is a great way for working healthcare professionals to earn their BSN degrees.
Nursing is a challenging and fulfilling profession with consistently high job satisfaction ratings. As a nurse, you will be a key part of the healthcare team providing collaborative, interdisciplinary care, leading to better outcomes for patients. With classroom, laboratory, and clinical training from our experienced team of instructors, you can gain the knowledge and skills that are most important in delivering superior patient care.
South College’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing provides students with the knowledge and skills to act as providers, designers, managers and coordinators of patient care. The program builds on a foundation of liberal arts education, establishing the knowledge base and clinical expertise for the generalist in nursing practice. Students will gain the skills to delegate tasks, supervise patient care, and evaluate personnel in the context of a team setting.
The online RN to BSN program at South College is designed to help give licensed registered nurses potential for advancement. With an associate degree, you are limited to practicing in certain areas of nursing. Obtaining a bachelor’s degree through the online RN to BSN programs should improve your ability to deliver care, open up new specialties, and make you a more desirable candidate for leadership and management positions.
Nurses must be effective communicators and educators who assist patients and staff throughout difficult transitions while demonstrating financial accountability, systems thinking, and a constant awareness of patient care quality. As many nursing leaders, managers, and executives prepare to retire, it’s essential to prepare nurses who can exhibit these qualities to move into key roles.
South College’s Master of Science in Nursing with Concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner program is a flexible and affordable way to advance your career. Innovative, challenging, and comprehensive, the MSN FNP program further develops the critical thinking and analytical skills needed in today’s competitive and evolving healthcare environments.
Pediatric nurse practitioners provide primary care for infants, young children, and adolescents up to 21 years of age. They analyze assessment data, lab work, and diagnostic tests to establish a diagnosis for their patients. PNP duties include a great deal of interaction with children and their parents, working alongside pediatricians in a variety of settings.
The role of the adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner is to provide advanced nursing care to adults, older adults, and elderly patients with acute, chronic, and critical conditions. The AG-ACNP must work collaboratively with a host of different healthcare professionals in order to stabilize and improve the health of patients.
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioners (PMHNPs) provide assessment, diagnoses, and treatment to individuals or families with psychiatric disorders while also identifying related risk factors. PMHNPs are crucially aligned to contribute to policy development, improvement in quality of care, practice evaluation, and healthcare reform.
The South College Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse Anesthesia Program (NAP) is a 36-month (12-quarter), full-time BSN-to-DNP course of study, with the goal of producing full-service, independent graduate nurse anesthetists eligible to sit for the National Certification Exam (NCE) and become board-certified, Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs).
The South College Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program is designed to develop transformational nurse leaders to meet the needs of the global nursing community.
South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of South College.