Department of Nursing
Most employers require the Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) degree at hire or shortly after hire. The BSN has become one of the most sought-after degrees in nursing.
Wittenberg University provides a liberal arts education dedicated to intellectual inquiry and wholeness of person within a diverse residential community. Reflecting its Lutheran heritage, Wittenberg challenges students to become responsible global citizens, to discover their callings, and to lead personal, professional, and civic lives of creativity, service, compassion, and integrity.
The nursing program’s mission, guided by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice (2013), is to prepare students with a liberal arts education for baccalaureate generalist nursing practice, and to provide a foundation for graduate education. Nursing students complete the B.S. in nursing degree via one of two options:
Nursing students may be eligible for tuition deferral or multiple scholarships and grants including the Ohio Nurse Education Loan Assistance Program. Adult students may be eligible for the School of Community Education’s Adult Access Award.
Nursing News & Events
The department of Nursing initiated Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Accreditation review for the BSN programs in April 2015. Our Self-Study was submitted January 5, 2016. The CCNE Site Visitors will be on campus February 17-19, 2016. The Self-Study document and Site Visit Agenda are found under Nursing Committees within the Opportunities tab.