Frequently Asked Questions - Nursing

What program options does Lynchburg College offer in the area of nursing?

There are three unique programs that students can pursue as nurses or future nurses. First, we offer the four year baccalaureate bachelor's degree in nursing. Second, we offer undergraduate transfer options for individuals who are coming to Lynchburg College for initial training in nursing. Third, for those who already have their bachelor's degree in nursing, we have an MSN program with a clinical nurse leader emphasis.

What are the requirements for the MSN program?

The clinical nurse leader program requires 37 semester credits of graduate work. The program may be completed in 18 months, and cohorts begin every fall.

How can I learn more about the MSN program requirements?

For information on the requirements of the program, visit the Master of Science in Nursing page.

How do I apply for the graduate program?

If you already have your bachelors of science in nursing degree, you will apply directly for the MSN program. You may apply online.

After I apply, what else is required to complete my application?

All students applying for graduate studies in nursing should submit all official transcripts from undergraduate work, three letters of professional recommendation, a copy of their nursing license, and a career goals statement. The GRE is waived for professional nurses who have a minimum of two years of nursing experience.

Who is the program director for the MSN program and how can I contact her?

The program director is Dr. Nancy Overstreet and she can be reached at 434.544.8340 or,

How can I find out more information on the status of my application?

You may contact the graduate studies office at 434.544.8383 or