About the Nursing Department

Liberty NursingThe Department of Nursing currently offers a generic B.S.N. program, the RN to B.S.N. track and the Master's program. Graduates of the nursing program are employed in major health care institutions such as Duke University Hospital, Georgetown University Hospital, Hershey Medical Center, Baylor Medical Center and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Liberty nursing students enjoy 99 percent job placement once they graduate. These Liberty Alumni are employed in every specialty and work in a variety of fields such as organ transplant units, neonatal intensive care, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics, cardiac intensive care, emergency care and on the mission fields throughout the world.

B.S.N. Program

Students in the generic B.S.N. program enter the nursing major in their first semester of the sophomore year and progress through three years of nursing and general education courses prior to graduation.

  • Program focuses heavily on clinical practice
  • One day a week in hospital setting sophomore year
  • Two or three days a week in hospital setting junior year
  • Option to select clinical area of interest during senior rotations
  • Enter the profession with approximately 200 hours of experience in specialty area

RN to B.S.N. Track

  • Build on your knowledge and experience as a nurse
  • Keep working while taking classes that are tailored to the needs of a working professional

Masters Program

The master's degree program is approved by the State Council for Higher Education and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools.

  • Prepare for practice as Nurse Educators and Nurse Administrators
  • Option to focus as a Nurse educator in academic, hospital or community settings or a Nurse Administrator in a variety of health care settings


If you want more information regarding the Nursing Department, please contact Nursing Admissions by calling (434) 582-2114 or by email to nursingadmissions@liberty.edu.