Graduates of the Nursing programme delivered by University of South Carolina have helped improve the accessibility and quality of health care throughout South Carolina, the U.S. and around the world.

About

Learning outcomes of the Nursing programme delivered by University of South Carolina
  • Apply knowledge from core courses in the assessment of clients.
  • Integrate core and clinical course content in the diagnosis and treatment of clients.
  • To use core and clinical course content within the context of the community and to understand community as client.
  • To apply theory to practice problems, to analyze practice guidelines, and to conduct an evidence based practice project.
  • To understand laws governing advanced practice, to understand scope of practice, and to apply evidence based practice knowledge in treatment planning.

Accreditation

The Master's Degree in Nursing at The University of South Carolina are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Conceptual Basis for Family and Community Health Nursing
  • Conceptual Basis of Health Systems
  • Financing of Health Care
  • Facilitative Processes in Nursing Administration
  • Coordinating Processes in Nursing Administration
  • Integrative Processes in Nursing Administration

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications may be submitted November 1 – March 1, April 1 – August 1, and August 1 – November 1.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    39-42 Hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

The admission process attempts to identify individuals who have a high probability of successfully completing the program.

Specific requirements include:

  • A bachelor of science in nursing degree from a program that is nationally accredited;
  • Transcripts of all previous college studies with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for full admission;
  • Registered nurse licensure in South Carolina or possession of an unencumbered license in the state in which clinical practice will occur;
  • A completed application to The Graduate School with the College of Nursing supplement;
  • Three references written by master’s or doctorally prepared nurses or physicians;
  • A resume or cv and a personal goal statement.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14598 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    6825 USD/semester
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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