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    Southern Adventist University
   
 
  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Nursing


Dean: Barbara James

Program Coordinators: Holly Gadd, Frances Johnson

Graduate Enrollment Counselor: Diane Proffitt

Faculty: Ronda Christman, Bonnie Freeland, Holly Gadd, Jaclynn Huse, Barbara James, Frances Johnson, Michael Liedke, Christine Moniyung, Elizabeth Scott, Lilly Tryon, Maria Valenca

Adjunct Faculty: Stephen Bauer, Michael Cafferky, Ileanna Freeman, H. Robert Gadd, Bonnie Gnadt, Deborah Lorenz, Harold Mayer, Robert Montague, Cliff Olson, MaryAnn C. Roberts, Dennis Steele

Mission Statement

The school of nursing provides a Christian learning environment that nurtures a culture of integrity and academic excellence, and prepares caring, competent professionals to serve the diverse healthcare needs of individuals, families, and communities within a global context.

The School of Nursing’s graduate programs are designed to provide master’s and doctoral level Christian nursing education which prepares caring, competent advanced practice clinicians, educators and leaders who make a positive impact on the individuals and organizations they serve.

Degrees Offered

The School of Nursing offers Master’s and Doctoral degree programs.

Master’s Degrees: 

The School of Nursing offers a Master of Science in Nursing with the following emphases:

  • Acute Care - Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • Primary Care - Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • Primary Care - Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Primary Care - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Educator (available on campus and online)

The School of Nursing in collaboration with the School of Business offers a dual degree:

  • Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Business Administration (MSN/MBA)-(available on campus and online)

The School of Nursing offers an accelerated RN to MSN program for Registered Nurses with an Associate Degree or Diploma in nursing. The emphases include:

  • Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • Primary Care - Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • Primary Care - Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Primary Care - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Educator (available on campus and online)

The School of Nursing offers a post-Master’s certificate in the following emphases:

  • Acute Care - Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • Primary Care - Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • Primary Care - Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Primary Care - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Educator (available on campus and online)

The School of Nursing offers a Doctor of Nursing Practice with the following emphases:

  • Acute Care - Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (online)
  • Acute Care Specialization (online)
  • Lifestyle Therapeutics (online)

Programs

Graduate Major

Dual Majors

Certificate