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Graduate School

Advanced Practice Nursing PMGC


This is an online program. 

  • Major: Advanced Practice Nursing
  • Degree: Post Masters Graduate Certificate
  • School/College: Nursing

Program Website

See the program curriculum and learn about admission.  


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Summer Application Deadlines:
     Early:  September 1
November 1
February 1

Required Documents

  • Official Transcripts (with a minimum GPA of 3.0 from your previous undergraduate and graduate degrees)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation (from master's or doctorally prepared registered nurses or physicians who can speak to your ability to successfully complete the certificate program outcomes)
  • CV
  • Current Unencumbered RN Licensure in the State of Residence

Areas of Concentration

  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Applications Accepted for These Semesters...

  • Summer Semester


A Note from the Program

This is a post-master's certificate program. This program option is for those who already have earned a MSN degree.

This online program is available in states whose licensing boards approve distance learning. While the majority of students are from SC and surrounding states, the USC College of Nursing is not currently authorized to provide this program in all states. Please refer to our State Authorization website for a list of all available states.

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