Nursing and Health Professions Programs
If you're a kind and compassionate person who enjoys helping those in need, consider making a career of it. South University's College of Health Professions and College of Nursing offer programs that can prepare you with the skills you need to become a healthcare professional.
South University's healthcare programs provide hands-on healthcare training and are designed with input from health and medical professionals. These healthcare programs provide the administrative, technical, clinical, and ethical training required to become a healthcare professional.
College of Health Professions
The South University College of Health Professions offers healthcare degree programs at the master's, bachelor's, and associate's levels in preparation to enter the healthcare field. As a student at South University, you can receive healthcare training in a wide range of areas, including:
- Health Science
Our Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science program is designed to prepare students to pursue a range of entry-level positions in the healthcare industry.
- Medical Assisting
Students in our Associate of Science degree program in Medical Assisting prepare to become vital members of a healthcare delivery team.
- Physical Therapist Assistant
Our Associate of Science degree program in Physical Therapist Assistant provides students with the skills they need to perform components of physical therapy procedures and related tasks under the supervision of a physical therapist.
- Anesthesiologist Assistant
Students in our Master of Medical Science degree in Anesthesiologist Assistant program prepare to work as a member of an anesthesia care team, under the direction of a qualified Physician Anesthesiologist.
- Physician Assistant Studies
Our Master of Science degree program in Physician Assistant Studies prepares students to perform many medical functions under the supervision of a licensed physician.
College of Nursing and Public Health
The South University College of Nursing offers degree programs at the master's and bachelor's levels, to prepare you to pursue a career in nursing or enhance the knowledge that you already have as a registered nurse.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree
Our bachelor's degree in Nursing program will prepare you to pursue entry-level employment as a nurse. Students receive a well-rounded education complete with both comprehensive theory training in the classroom and clinical practice components.
- Master of Science in Nursing Degree
Our master's degree in Nursing will help you to expand the skills that you already have, develop clinical teaching skills and learn to utilize research in the nursing practice. Upon graduation from the South University College of Nursing, you will be prepared to pursue more advanced positions in today's competitive healthcare environment.
- Doctor of Nursing Practice
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program in the College of Nursing and Public Health offered at South University is designed as the highest degree for advanced practice nurses who wish to maintain nursing practice as their area of professional emphasis. The DNP program is offered as a post-master’s program, providing a pathway for master's prepared advanced practice nurses to achieve doctoral level competencies consistent with a clinical program of study.