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Anderson University – Nursing – Graduate Programs (Programs and Links listed below)

Anderson University is a comprehensive university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention offering bachelors and masters degrees. Anderson is ranked in the Top Tier (top 16) of colleges and universities in the South, and one of 44 “Up and Coming” schools to watch in America, by U. S. News & World Report. It is the #1 “Up and Coming” school in the South according to that publication. Anderson has also been named one of “Americas 100 Best College Buys.” Located in the Upstate region of South Carolina near the foothills of the Appalachians, Anderson University features a rigorous education in a supportive Christian environment.

Some recognition and awards Anderson University has received include:

  • Ranked #1 Up and Coming school among regional colleges in the South (2015 – U.S. News and World Report)
  • Ranked #2 Most Innovative School among regional colleges in the South (2016 – U.S. News and World Report)
  • Ranked #16 (Public and Private) among regional colleges in the South (2016 – U.S. News and World Report)
  • Apple Distinguished School for innovation, leadership, and educational excellence – 2015/2016
  • Best Southeastern Colleges (Princeton Review – 2014)

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Doctor of Nursing Practice – Executive Leadership

As a leader in the healthcare industry, you have the opportunity to follow Christ’s example of servant leadership. AU’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program with a Concentration in Executive Leadership joins the fields of nursing and business, preparing you for leadership and emergency management within healthcare systems.

Our nursing instructors are all practicing nurses who understand the healthcare climate and can share with you the latest developments in the field. Guided by a Christian worldview, you can effect positive change in the systems in which you serve.

Flexible Starting Points

The Anderson University Doctor of Nursing Practice programs enable you to start your program with an associate’s degree with an RN license, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, or a Master of Science in Nursing. Follow the links below to identify the course sequence you’ll need to earn your DNP – Executive Leadership:

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Doctor of Nursing Practice – Family Nurse Practitioner

Anderson University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice: Family Nurse Practitioner program is designed to help you apply your faith to your profession. In the Family Nurse Practitioner track you will learn a holistic approach to patient care. Our professors are all practicing nurses, so they can equip you with up-to-date knowledge, cutting-edge advanced nursing practice, and practical ways to approach healthcare from a biblical perspective.

Flexible Learning Experience

At AU, we offer a flexible program catered to you, the working nurse. If you are an RN with an associate degree, you can still apply directly to the DNP program. However, you will complete several extra core classes, along with two bridge courses: Nursing Research and Professional Role Development, each worth three credit hours. After taking the core courses and bridge courses, you will be ready begin work on your doctoral degree. If you are an RN with a bachelor’s or master’s degree, you can directly enter the program.

All classes are taught online, so you can learn anywhere. You will still meet with your cohort and professors in person once per semester for intensive work days, including simulation labs and seminars. You will also attend face-to-face sessions at the beginning of your first semester in the program.

Flexible Starting Points

The Anderson University Doctor of Nursing Practice programs listed below enable you to start your program with an associate’s degree with an RN license, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, or a Master of Science in Nursing. Follow the links below to identify the course sequence you’ll need to earn your DNP – Family Nurse Practitioner:

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Doctor of Nursing Practice – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

As the national need for mental health professionals continues to increase, Anderson University is ready to equip you with the professional and spiritual tools you need to change lives for the better. In our Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, you will learn a holistic approach to patient care that recognizes the neurocognitive implications of disease and treatment.

Our PMHNP program, one of only two in South Carolina, is staffed entirely by practicing nurses, who understand the complexities of the healthcare climate and can share with you the latest in advanced nursing practice.

Flexible Starting Points

The Anderson University Doctor of Nursing Practice programs listed below enable you to start your program with an associate’s degree with an RN license, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, or a Master of Science in Nursing. Follow the links below to identify the course sequence you’ll need to earn your DNP – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner:

For more information on the Anderson University website, please click here.

 

Master of Science in Nursing – Executive Leadership

If you’re ready to connect your leadership abilities with your passion for nursing and healthcare, Anderson University is here to help you along that journey. Our MSN Executive Leadership program joins the fields of nursing and business, preparing you for basic emergency management and leadership within healthcare systems.

Our instructors also understand the vital role of a Christian perspective in the workplace. As you take on leadership responsibilities in healthcare, you can follow in the footsteps of Christ, the ultimate servant-leader.

The Anderson University Doctor of Nursing Practice programs listed below enable you to start your program with an associate’s degree with an RN license, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, or a Master of Science in Nursing. Follow the links below to identify the course sequence you’ll need to earn your MSN – Executive Leadership:

For more information on the Anderson University website, please click here.

Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner

You entered the field of nursing to improve the lives of others and enjoy a fulfilling career. Maybe you even see your vocation as a spiritual calling. In Anderson University’s Family Nurse Practitioner program, we want to help you apply your faith to your profession. As you earn your Master of Science in Nursing degree, you will learn a holistic approach to patient care that will equip you to meet your patient’s physical needs with a Christian worldview in mind.

Our instructors are all practicing nurses, who understand the healthcare climate and can share with you the latest developments in nursing practice. Whether you’ve completed a nursing degree or you’re returning to school after years of nursing, the Family Nurse Practitioner concentration will prepare you for a rewarding career as an advanced practice nurse. You can change lives for the better.
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Master of Science in Nursing – Nurse Educator

If you have a desire to educate the next generation of nurses or to help current nurses expand their competencies, consider AU’s Nurse Educator program. Not only will you learn best practices in nursing education practice, but you will also learn how to approach education from a Christian worldview.

As an educator, you will want to provide your students with current knowledge in the field. Our instructors are all practicing nurses, so they understand the healthcare climate and can teach you the latest in nurse education strategies.
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Master of Science in Nursing – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

If you are pursuing a career in psychiatric mental health, you may be aware of the national need for mental health professionals. In fact, Anderson University’s graduate program in mental health is one of only two such program in South Carolina. Our program is distinctive because it will prepare you both professionally and spiritually for the challenging and rewarding field of mental health.

Our instructors are all practicing nurses, who understand the healthcare climate and can share with you the latest developments in nursing practice. In our Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, you will learn a holistic approach to patient care that recognizes the neurocognitive implications of disease and treatment.
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Post-Master of Science in Nursing Certificate – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

In the current healthcare climate, mental health professionals are in high demand. If you are an FNP already holding a master’s degree and ready to specialize, Anderson University can help you earn the certification you need for a rewarding career in the field of mental health.

Anderson University’s graduate program in mental health is one of only two such programs in South Carolina. In our program, you will learn a holistic approach to patient care that recognizes the neurocognitive implications of disease and treatment. Our instructors are all practicing nurses, ready to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and spiritual tools you need to make a difference in your field.
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