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 will 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.


Mission and Vision

Lander University’s William Preston Turner School of Nursing will be known globally for educating well-rounded, professional nurses who provide holistic care and are committed to life-long learning.

Lander University’s William Preston Turner School of Nursing mission is to prepare individuals to provide holistic nursing care in a variety of settings to diverse clients across the lifespan. The purpose of the baccalaureate program is to prepare graduates within a liberal arts environment for the professional nursing roles of care provider, leader, consumer of research, candidate for advanced studies, and contributing member of the nursing profession. The purpose of the graduate program is to prepare clinical nurse leaders to address the healthcare needs of the 21st century by implementing outcome-based practice through management of care systems, quality improvement strategies, utilization of technology, and advanced clinical reasoning.