The Mississippi College School of Nursing offers a program of study leading to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, in traditional, accelerated and in online completion format.
This is the basic professional degree for nurses and is the foundation for graduate nursing education. The nursing curriculum is designed to enable the student to secure a broad foundation in general education with content in professional nursing education.
The School offers three tracks for completion of the baccalaureate degree:
- the generic track for traditional students
- the accelerated track for students another degree
- online RN-to-BSN track for registered nurse students
The traditional nursing program at Mississippi College is 4 years in length and leads to a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. The curriculum consists of 29 hours of college core courses, 37 hours of nursing prerequisites, and 63 hours of nursing courses. Students are admitted into the clinical portion of the major twice a year in the fall and spring semesters.
The School of Nursing is in the midst of curriculum reorganization to respond to the dynamic changes in health care and the needs of nurses who will prepared to work well into the middle of the century. This reorganization will become effective with nursing course changes for students admitted into the School of Nursing in Fall 2016. Further information about coursees may be obtained from the School of Nursing by calling 601-925-3278.