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.


holisa whartonNursing is a profession founded on the values of caring, compassion and service to others. Students enjoy the feeling of "family" in the School of Nursing, the small class sizes, faculty advisors and instructors who genuinely care about their success, and clinical experiences in simulation laboratories and in a variety of practice settings in the greater Greenwood area. If learning the art and science of nursing is what you desire, consider our program at Lander!

~Dr. Holisa Wharton, Dean