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Medical University of South Carolina

College of Nursing

Charleston, SC

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Overview

Medical University of South Carolina / College of Nursing is located in Charleston, SC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 36

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Final project
Doctoral Degrees Final project (for DNP); comprehensive exam, dissertation, mentored teaching, and research seminar (for PhD)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

394
Applied
113
Accepted
91
Enrolled
29%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements BSN, course work in statistics, nursing license, 3 references, current curriculum vitae, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, minimum GPA of 3.0, BSN/MSN, RN license, current curriculum vitae, three references, essay

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 10
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

265
Total Graduate Students
37%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
62%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.4%
Black or African American 9.81%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.38%
Asian 4.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 6.04%

Gender

Male (6%)
Female (93%)

Faculty

51
Total faculty
Full-time - 36
Part-time - 15
Male (8)
Female (43)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health technology, genetics/genomics, spinal cord injury, physical activity and obesity, palliative care, dementia, hospital acquired infections, diabetes, advance practice nurse utilization, women's health cardiovascular, hospitalist roles, HPV, guidelines implementation, adolescent family obesity, school based clinics, epilepsy, caregiver burden, ADD/ADHD, developmental disorders, primary care, smoking cessation, patient navigation, informatics, depression, rare diseases
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 99 Jonathan Lucas Street
MSC 160
Charleston, SC  29425
United States
Contact Dr. Gail W. Stuart
Dean
Email: stuartg@musc.edu
Phone: 843-792-3941
Fax: 843-792-0504

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