Lander’s five academic colleges, school of nursing and honors college provide students with an education that integrates the liberal arts and sciences with professional studies; brings them into frequent contact with diverse ideas and culture; and guides them in developing communication skills and the ability to work well with others. 

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College of Arts and Humanities

In the College of Arts and Humanities, Lander students have an expanse of opportunities to explore their talents as musicians, visual artists, designers, and writers. Students apply classroom concepts in real-world settings through internships, apprenticeships and work study.

Business students in conference room
College of Business

In the College of Business, students develop their abilities as communicators and problem solvers, examining the world around them and how they fit into it. They also hone the necessary leadership skills that will advance them in their future professions.

Science student working in the lab
College of Science and Mathematics

The College of Science and Mathematics provides a range of opportunities for students to study in the areas of biology, chemistry, computer information systems, environmental science, engineering, and mathematics. 


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​College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

With an expansive curriculum delivered by awarding-winning faculty and scholars, the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences prepares students for a broad range of careers in social, nonprofit, government, military and public services. 

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College of Education

Students in Lander’s College of Education flex their minds and muscles as professional educators in the classroom, physiology labs and the recreational arena. Lander is also the only institution of higher learning in S.C. to offer a program leading to national certification in Montessori education.

Nursing students practicing on a dummy
William Preston Turner School of Nursing

From perfecting their skills on state-of-the-art medical mannequins, to putting their talents to work in regional hospitals, medical offices, health care centers and other facilities, students in the William Preston Turner School of Nursing gain experience that prepares them intellectually and clinically for successful nursing careers.