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Charleston Southern University
9200 University Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29406
South Carolina MSN Degree Prerequisites
South Carolina nurses who continue their education and gain a Masters in Nursing (MSN) Degree are licensed by South Carolina Board of Nursing as either an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) or an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner(ARNP).
To enroll in a MSN degree program in South Carolina, you must first become licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN). The most common Nursing Masters Degree curriculum in South Carolina and across the US is the RN-MSN program. See our directory of South Carolina RN to MSN programs
Those holding South Carolina RN certification have most likely already earned their Bachelors in Science of Nursing (BSN) degree. This is typically a four year training program at a nationally accredited school of nursing.
Contact your school of choice to learn more about their specific MSN program prerequisites.
South Carolina MSN Degree Areas of Specialization
In South Carolina, there are typically four specific areas that MSN degree seeking students may choose to specialize in. These include:
- Nurse Practitioner (NP)
- Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
- Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
- Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
Check with the South Carolina Board of Nursing to learn about the about the legal authority the state of South Carolina grants Advanced Practice Nurses(APNs) and Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioners(ARNPs)in each particular area of specialization.
Online MSN Degree Programs
In South Carolina, online nursing degree programs are increasingly popular. This is mainly due to the convenience of nursing distance learning programs. As long as the online MSN program is nationally accredited, earning your MSN degree online is accepted and honored by the state of South Carolina.
South Carolina MSN Degree Resources
Here are a few examples of MSN degree programs in South Carolina.