* The Atlanta and Orlando Learning Sites are designed to provide students with the benefits of a South University
experience at a convenient location. Not all programs are offered at our Learning Sites.
Students graduating from the MSN degree program will demonstrate acquisition of competencies and proficiencies related to the following:
Theoretical Foundations: Synthesize theories and concepts from nursing and other disciplines for application in advanced nursing roles.
Evidence-Based Practice: Analyze current scientific research for application of findings to initiate change and to improve practice.
Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, and Human Diversity: Create comprehensive plans of action address the health promotion and disease prevention needs of individual, family, and community populations.
Healthcare Policy, Organization and Finance: Formulate a plan for ongoing contributions to improvement of healthcare delivery and development of health policy in a cost-effective manner.
Ethics: Apply an ethical decision-making process in professional practice and an analysis of systems of healthcare.
Professional Role Development: Model a professional leadership role that fosters improvement of healthcare and advocates scholarly activities to advance self and profession.
Informatics and Technology: Employ informatics and technology in various aspects of the advanced nursing leadership role.
Advanced Nursing Role: Practice within ethical-legal guidelines, professional policies and regulations, and standards of practice associated with a specialty area of advanced nursing practice.