If a career in nursing is your destination. Begin your journey at Lander, a trusted leader in nursing education for more than 50 years.

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Learn from practicing professionals in the field

Many of our faculty maintain specialty certification and clinical practices so that they can keep up-to-date on new scientific developments and serve as role models for their students.

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Our program will prepare you to make a difference

You can complement your nursing courses with one of more than 30 areas of minor study, including health care management, sociology, child and family studies and Spanish.

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Take the first step today

Find out how easy it is to get started on your journey today. Our simple application process and staff will help you evaluate your options and maximize your outcomes.

As a nursing major at Lander, you’ll learn the science and the art of nursing working with expert faculty in an open, student-centered atmosphere. From perfecting your skills on state-of-the-art medical mannequins to putting your talents to work in regional hospitals, medical offices, health centers and other facilities, your experiences will prepare you – intellectually and clinically – for a successful nursing career.



The Lander University William Preston Turner School of Nursing was evaluated by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) from September 30-October 2, 2015 for the purpose of evaluating the Baccalaureate program for reaccreditation and the Master of Science in Nursing-Clinical Nurse Leader program for initial accreditation. We are proud to announce that CCNE has reaccredited the Baccalaureate program and initially accredited the Master of Science in Nursing-Clinical Nurse Leader program.

Accreditation Announcement

The William Preston Turner School of Nursing at Lander University is hosting an accreditation visit by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) November 16-18, 2020. The accreditation evaluation is for the Master’s Science in Nursing- Clinical Nurse Leader Program.

In accordance with CCNE’s procedures, the Commission provides the opportunity for program constituents and other interested parties to submit, in writing, third-party comments concerning a program’s qualification for accreditation. CCNE will receive third-party comments regarding programs hosting fall 2020 evaluations until 21 days before the scheduled on-site evaluation. Therefore CCNE must receive comments by October 26, 2020. Third-party comments must relate to the CCNE Standards for Accreditation of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing Programs (2018). All third-party comments submitted to CCNE must be written in English, consistent with CCNE’s policy on Conduct of Business in English. Comments are shared only with the CCNE evaluation team appointed to review the noted nursing program.

We invite you to submit written comments to thirdpartycomments@ccneaccreditation.org.