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Baccalaureate Degree

A program leading to a baccalaureate degree in nursing is generally four (4) years in length and is offered by a college or university which provides baccalaureate and/or higher degree education. The nursing curriculum includes classroom and clinical experiences for patients across the lifespan in hospital and community/public settings. The program prepares a minimal competent, independent nursing practitioner for these settings.

Graduates of approved baccalaureate programs earn a college degree and are eligible to apply to take the NCLEX-RN. A Registered Nurse license is awarded upon successful "Pass" on NCLEX and satisfaction of other licensure requirements.

Access program information by selecting one of the following. Detailed information will be given about each program.

  • East Carolina University - Greenville - Full Approval 
  • Elon University - Initial Approval 
  • South College - Asheville - Full Approval
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