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Division of Nursing

The Division of Nursing at Winston-Salem State University is a national premier nursing school based on excellence in education, research, and public service, as well as diversity in student population and program offerings.

As a leader in nursing education, the Winston-Salem State University Division of Nursing is committed to providing diverse populations a transformative educational experience rooted in the HBCU traditions. The Division of Nursing is dedicated to providing excellent, accessible, and responsive programs at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels. Graduates are prepared to be leaders in assuring social justice and health equity of underserved individuals and communities; providing compassionate, evidence-based, and culturally responsive care; and educating our next generation of nurses.

Programs of Study

Baccalaureate in Nursing

 

Master in Nursing

 

Doctor of Nursing Practice

 

Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Winston-Salem State University is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

The graduate degree in nursing at Winston-Salem State University is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Winston-Salem State is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.  Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Winston-Salem State University.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Winston-Salem State University is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

 

WSSU Division of Nursing State Requirements for Licensure/Certification

The nursing programs are accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education and are accepted in all states and jurisdictions for meeting educational requirements for licensure and certification by way of compact designation or applying for reciprocity in a state outside the compact designation.

NOTE: The information below is based on standard licensure/certification requirements. Additional licensure endorsement may apply.

The Division of Nursing satisfies the professional licensure and/or certification requirements in North Carolina and prepares students to sit for these examinations. However, requirements in other states may be different. If you are considering a nursing degree that leads to licensure and/or certification, please note that WSSU may or may not be able to advise whether a program meets requirements outside of North Carolina or in states outside the compact designation.