College of Nursing and Allied Health
The College of Nursing and Allied Health offers degree programs in nursing: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), online RN-BSN and online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN – Nurse Educator); health promotion, athletic training and kinesiology.
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 95 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).
College of Nursing and Allied Health is currently expanding the BSN enrollment, and construction is under way to add a 16,100-square-foot addition to Derry Patterson Wingo Hall. The building expansion provides a state-of-the art simulation lab, skills teaching labs and a Home Health Suite teaching lab.