College of Nursing & Health Sciences COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

The faculty have put processes in place to help support you through the summer term completely through remote, online or other alternative instructional means. All processes, including coursework and advising, will be available to you in ways that support you while you and faculty are working remotely.

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Please note: Nursing is a professional degree program and program admission is based on National ACT Composite scores along with Overall GPA calculated for each course attempted and/or taken. We STRONGLY recommend that students keep their original grade earned in order to ensure accurate representation of their earned GPA. This specifically applies to grades earned in the Spring 2020 semester. Refer to Admission and Readmission program policies for specific requirements.

Department of Baccalaureate Nursing

BSN StudentThe Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program prepares a nurse generalist who is a leader in the promotion and maintenance of health and the improvement of health care outcomes across all settings at the local, state, national, and global levels.

The department offers to two tracks: A Generic Option designed for complete as part of a 4-year degree plan, and an Advanced Placement Option designed for registered nurses who are interested in advancing their careers.


Two Options:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Generic Option

The Baccalaureate Program in Nursing is designed to prepare a nurse generalist who exercises leadership in the prevention of illness and promotion of health as a member of the community and professional nursing and as an agent of change who helps to bring about modifications of nursing practice to meet emerging health needs.

BSN Program


Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Advanced Placement Option

If you are a Registered Nurse who is interested in advancing your education, expanding career options, and enhancing leadership and critical thinking skills, then our program is designed for you.

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Dept. of Baccalaureate Nursing

Dr. Maria Scott

Martin Hall
Phone: (662) 329-7301

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