South Carolina FNP Programs

We found 2 Family Nurse Practitioner Programs in South Carolina, and multiple MSN programs in the state. There are also online MSN programs available at South Carolina colleges.

Graduates of a Master of Science in Nursing Program (MSN) are eligible to apply for an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license.

The South Carolina Board of Nursing requires that all licensed registered nurses graduate from an undergraduate program approved by the Board. The South Carolina Board of Nursing has not published an approved list of graduate programs.

Consider a Featured Online FNP or DNP Program currently accepting applicants:

George Mason University offers an Online MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner concentration. The program is CCNE accredited and prepares you to sit for exams from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Regis College offers multiple online Master of Science in Nursing programs from five specialties, including Pediatric NP, Family NP, Psychiatric Mental Health NP, Women’s Health NP or Adult-Geriatric NP. ACEN Accredited. Regis College also offers an Online DNP program.

The South Carolina Board of Nursing requires that all APRN applicants first achieve national certification through an approved APRN licensure certification organization and exam.

The Board approves APRNs for four different roles: Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM), or Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS). The Board of Nursing requires that all APRNs choose a specialty focus. APRNs may apply for prescribing privileges.

Online MSN programs in South Carolina

The following schools offer Master of Science in Nursing programs. There are many programs available in South Carolina, but the following emphasize
online learning.

Anderson University

This program offers four tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator, Executive Leadership, or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Courses are offered primarily online, with full or part-time study options. Graduates are eligible to pursue APRN certification through an approved certification organization.

Consider a Featured Online FNP Program currently accepting applicants:

Nursing @ Simmons delivers the online Master of Science in Nursing program from Simmons University. The CCNE-accredited program is designed for licensed RNs, who already hold a Bachelor's degree, seeking to advance their careers by earning an MSN in as few as 20 months.
APRNs, earn your Doctor of Nursing Practice online in as little as two years from Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Become a leader in your field and improve health care through evidence-based research. Master of Science in Nursing and RN license required.

Nursing @ Georgetown delivers the online MS in Nursing program from Georgetown University. In as few as 19 months, RNs with a BSN can earn their degrees to pursue certification in an APRN specialty.
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Nursing @ USC delivers the online Master of Science in Nursing program from the University of Southern California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Department of Nursing. RN and BSN required.

Charleston Southern University

This program offers two tracks: Nursing Education and Nursing Leadership and Healthcare Administration. Both tracks are offered primarily online with a full-time option. The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing approves MSN programs offered at this university.

Clemson University

This program offers five tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (A/GNP), Nursing Administration, Nursing Education, or Adult/ Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist. Graduates are eligible to pursue APRN certification through an approved certification organization. All tracks prepare graduates for doctoral studies at this university.

Nursing Licensure in South Carolina

The South Carolina Board of Nursing requires that all APRN applicants first receive a registered nurse license. After attending an undergraduate program approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing, registered nurse applicants must earn a passing score on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). South Carolina Registered Nurses may apply for a multi-state license. APRNs may not.

MSN and FNP Salaries in South Carolina

The United States Bureau of Labor reports that the annual mean wages for a Nurse Practitioner in South Carolina are $99,910. This amount is less than the
nationwide median yearly salary of $113, 930 for Nurse Practitioners. Nurse Anesthetists report $164,480.00 annually. Nurse Midwives report $89,150.00.

The United States Bureau of Labor reports the job outlook for Nurse Practitioners to grow by 26% from 2018 to 2028. This growth is much faster than the average growth rate of 5% for all occupations.

FNP Programs in South Carolina

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Family Nurse Practitioner Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Francis Marion University
Florence
  • Master of Science in Nursing - ACEN Accredited
University of South Carolina-Columbia
Columbia
  • MSN Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner - CCNE Accredited

MSN Programs in South Carolina

View all Master of Science in Nursing programs in South Carolina.
Family Nurse Practitioner Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Clemson University
Clemson
  • Master of Science in Nursing - CCNE Accredited