School of Nursing
Where Art Meets Science
Positively Impacting Our World
Through the Art and Science of Nursing.
A Christian Nursing Education
Choose a career in the highly marketable field of nursing and use your degree to impact individuals, communities, and nations. In the Liberty University School of Nursing (LUSON), you can get your bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral nursing degrees in residential and/or online formats.
LUSON blends the art of caring with the expertise of science and research, giving you a holistic approach to the nursing field. Here, you’ll be taught how to care for your patients physically as well as tend to their mental, emotional, and spiritual needs.
Graduates are known for their clinical competence, strong work ethic, and heartfelt compassion. This is a reflection of Liberty’s commitment to instilling Christian virtues and a desire to serve in the life of every nursing student.
Learn from a credentialed and experienced staff who share your passion for the field of nursing and your love for Jesus Christ. And through our Simulation Center, fully accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, you’ll gain the confidence you need through simulation events with high fidelity simulators, standardized patients, and skill trainers.
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Get Hands-On Learning in Our Simulation Center
Actively participate in hands-on, high-fidelity simulation with the help of experienced faculty who are dedicated to increasing safety and competence in the clinical experience.
Featured Nursing Faculty
Dr. Sharon Kopis
Chair, DNP/APRN Programs | ProfessorView Bio
School of Nursing Facts & Figures
Clinical group average class size
FNP pass rate for the last 5 years
BSN program offers 600 clinical hours while Virginia only requires 500
NCLEX-RN pass rate compared to the national level of 86.57% in 2020
Retention rate for residential students academic year 2021
Serving others, creating change, and improving the healthcare of our nation, LUSON alumni are practicing nursing with confident, competent, and compassionate care.
Our alumni are caring for those most in need here and around the world. And our graduate alumni are leading organizations both in the acute care and community settings and in the educational arena. Their leadership is impacting nursing practice, nursing education, and the healthcare industry.
Featured School of Nursing Articles
In response to a continued need for mental health services in the United States and worldwide, Liberty University’s School of Nursing launched a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program in 2018, and today it is the fastest-growing program in…
November 15, 2022
In the School of Nursing, we say we are the hands and feet, the heart of Christ to a hurting world. Our prayer is that God would open the eyes of our hearts, that He would break our hearts with the things that break His heart. On Clinical Missions Trips, LUSON students get to experience hands-on clinical training and utilize nursing skills while providing much-needed services and health education in countries like Rwanda, Kenya, Nepal, and Israel.
Accreditation for the School of Nursing
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and post graduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.
The Liberty University School of Nursing Simulation Center is fully accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH).
It allowed many students to continue learning virtually in 2020 due to COVID-19.
Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees. For questions about the accreditation of Liberty University, please contact: Commission on Colleges 1866 Southern Ln. Decatur, GA 30033-4097 (404) 679-4500. Inquiries about the institution itself, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Liberty University.