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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.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice – Executive Leadership

As a nurse, you understand patient needs, and you see the challenges nurses encounter every day. As a leader, you see potential to improve the work and lives of your colleagues and patients. Maybe you want to implement more economical financial practices, create efficient data systems, streamline reporting procedures, or ensure patient safety by serving on an accreditation board. Whatever area of leadership intrigues you, Anderson University’s executive leadership program guides you to the exciting intersection between business and nursing. Healthcare trends indicate that Chief Nursing Officers will soon be required to hold Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees. In addition, your degree will prepare you to serve as a Chief Nursing Executive, Chief Executive Officer, Clinical Coordinator, or in other executive roles in hospitals, insurance companies, and accreditation and governing boards. Salaries for nurses in executive leadership range from $80,000 to $200,000. Your clinical and in-class experiences at AU will also prepare you for any specialized certifications or exams, such as the Certified Nurse Manager and Leader exam.

Discover More About Our DNP in Executive Leadership: AU DNP in Executive Leadership

 

Doctor of Nursing Practice – Family Nurse Practitioner

You’re a hands-on problem solver. You see a need and try to meet it. You like results. As you consider entering family practice or advancing your degree within nursing, you may have discovered that our country has a pressing need for primary care providers. Since you’re a problem solver, you want to meet that need. As a student in the Doctor of Nursing Practice: Family Nurse Practitioner program, you’ll learn how to do everything in your power to properly diagnose illnesses and to meet each patient with kindness and skill. At AU, we offer a flexible program catered to you, the working nurse. If you’re an RN with a bachelor’s degree, you can still apply directly to the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Once you begin the program, you can complete your degree in nine semesters (about three years). The Family Nurse Practitioner track at AU will prepare you to serve as a Family Nurse Practitioner in a clinic, a hospital, or an industrial setting. As the medical field changes, the Doctor of Nursing Practice is quickly becoming the standard for nurse practitioners and the key to entering the practice. In addition to the rewarding work, you can accomplish as a primary care provider, compensation is excellent. Salaries typically range from $90,000 to $110,000.

Discover More About Our DNP – Family Nurse Practitioner: AU DNP Family Nurse Practitioner

 

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 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. At AU, we offer a flexible program catered to you, the working nurse. If you’re an RN with a bachelor’s degree, you can still apply directly to the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Once you begin the program, you can complete your degree in nine semesters (about three years).

Discover More About Our DNP – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner: AU DNP Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

 

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:

Discover More About Our MSN in Executive Leadership: MSN Executive Leadership

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.

Discover More About Our MSN in Family Nurse Practitioner: AU MSN Family Nurse Practitioner

Master of Science in Nursing – Nurse Educator

As a nurse educator, you’re an information interpreter, a translator of technical terms, a problem-solver, a teacher. But first and foremost, you’re a nurse. Our Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Nurse Educator will equip you to unite your skills in nursing with your passion for helping others learn. Our MSN programs enable you to start your program with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Follow the link below to identify the course sequence you’ll need to earn your degree. The Nurse Educator concentration will prepare you to serve as a professor in nursing or as director of nursing education in hospitals. Nurse educators are also in demand in medical corporate offices, insurance companies, and palliative care. Salaries for nurse educators typically range from $65,000 to $85,000.

Discover More About Our MSN in Nurse Educator: AU MSN Nurse Educator

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.

Discover More About Our MSN in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner: AU MSN Psychiatric Mental Health NP

 

 

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