Lander’s William Preston Turner School of Nursing is committed to preparing individuals to provide holistic nursing care in a variety of settings to diverse clients across the lifespan. 

The William Preston Turner School of Nursing at Lander University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC, 20036-1120)​.

Why study nursing at Lander?

At Lander, you’ll find an up-to-date curriculum that builds on a strong liberal arts foundation. You’ll focus on the scientific and theoretical bases of nursing, incorporating the technology required for practice in the 21st century.

Your freshman year, you’ll concentrate on mathematics, anatomy, chemistry and general education. Upon admission to the nursing major in your sophomore year, you’ll begin focusing on nursing courses, working with clients and putting your skills in action in settings like day care centers, schools and senior centers.

During your junior year, you’ll start gaining hospital and community experiences in medical, surgical, maternal-child and mental health settings. Your senior year is a synthesis of experiences in managing clients with more complex health problems, caring for clients in the community, and refining leadership and management skills.

Honors Programming

A nursing honors synthesis is also available, promoting the development of the graduate nurse as scholar, leader and world citizen from a global awareness perspective. This course culminates with a project which requires either a presentation at a professional meeting or the submission of an article for publication in a professional journal.


R.N. to B.S.N. Completion

If you are already a registered nurse who graduated from a diploma or associate degree program and you would like to earn a bachelor’s degree, Lander offers an online R.N. to B.S.N. option.

Through Web-based delivery, you can access class at any time of day and participate in clinical experiences close-to-home – all while acquiring professional-level knowledge and skills to practice nursing in traditional and diverse settings or enter graduate study in nursing and related fields. 


Master of Science in Nursing, Clinical Nurse Leader

Today’s healthcare environment is in need of strong leadership from various healthcare disciplines. As America’s population ages, the nation is facing a significant shortage of professional nurses with the diverse skills and experience essential to address the growing needs of the 21st century.

Lander’s online Master of Science in Nursing, Clinical Nurse Leader program equips nurse generalists to meet this critical need. Clinical nurse leaders are expert clinicians prepared to lead and manage health care outcomes for client groups within the care environment by using evidence-based knowledge to design, implement and evaluate care.


Learn More

For more information, check out the University Catalog, or follow one of the links below: