Our nursing major (BS) is a rigorous and demanding program, and its reputation for producing highly successful graduates will be a real advantage when you search for a job.

You will have a range of practical and academic opportunities to prepare you for various employment pathways within the nursing profession and/or graduate study.

What Will I Study?

Your courses will be a combination of liberal arts and sciences that adhere to The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. A broad range of study options will prepare you to practice from a caring, holistic, and scientific foundation.

You’ll have opportunities to apply theory and research to function in a variety of roles to assist diverse populations. Individual teacher/learner encounters and the use of technology provide individual and group learning experiences.

What Kind of Job Can I Get?

With a nursing degree, you can work in:

  • Hospitals
  • Doctors’ offices
  • Clinics
  • Schools or companies
  • The U.S. military

What Are Some of Our Graduates Doing?

  • Registered Nurse, Cardiovascular Recovery Unit, Lynchburg General Hospital, Lynchburg, Va.
  • VCU – Medical Respiratory Care Unit
  • UVA – OR and Medical Surgical
  • Serve as nurse navigators and in other management positions
The program is rigorous, but the professors make it worth it. They really do an excellent job at making sure you have everything you need to become a good nurse.
Kristy Gardner '09


NCLEX-RN Examination Pass Rate

LC three year average pass rate: (87%)
National average pass rate: (80%)

Program Approval/Accreditation

The Lynchburg College nursing program is approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing
9960 Maryland Drive, Suite 300, Henrico, Va. 23233-1463

Nursing degrees (baccalaureate, and masters) are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036.