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Those looking to pursue an advanced degree in nursing should look into what the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree can offer. These degrees are designed for those individuals who are interested in advanced study of all clinical aspects of nursing, ranging from caring for patients to administration and policy. DNP programs in South Carolina will prepare nurses to take on an increased level of responsibility and leadership, and to help bridge the gap left by a decreasing number of physicians.
There are 2 schools that offer DNP programs in the state of South Carolina: Medical University of South Carolina and the University of South Carolina. Typical application requirements for these programs include:
Both programs have different requirements to obtain a DNP. At the University of South Carolina, for example, a DNP student must:
DNP programs can often be at least partially completed online.