College of Nursing
The College of Nursing offers degree programs in nursing:
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
- Online RN-BSN
- Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN – Nurse Educator)
- Health promotion
- Athletic training
The nursing programs are accredited by theAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)and are a member of the National League for Nursing and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. The BSN program has a 96 percent seven-year average pass rate on the national exam required to receive a license to practice (NCLEX-RN). This is currently the highest seven-year pass rate of all accredited BSN programs in the state of South Carolina.
The health promotion program prepares graduates to take the national exam to become a Certified Health Education Specialist. The athletic training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
The College of Nursing recently celebrated the opening of a new 16,100-square-foot addition to nursing facility. The building expansion provides a state-of-the art simulation lab, skills teaching labs and a Home Health Suite teaching lab.