Division of Nursing
The Division of Nursing at Winston-Salem State University is a national premier nursing school based on excellence in education, research, and public service, as well as diversity in student population and program offerings.
As a leader in nursing education, the Winston-Salem State University Division of Nursing is committed to providing diverse populations a transformative educational experience rooted in the HBCU traditions. The Division of Nursing is dedicated to providing excellent, accessible, and responsive programs at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels. Graduates are prepared to be leaders in assuring social justice and health equity of underserved individuals and communities; providing compassionate, evidence-based, and culturally responsive care; and educating our next generation of nurses.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Winston-Salem State University is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
The graduate degree in nursing at Winston-Salem State University is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Winston-Salem State University is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
WSSU Division of Nursing State Requirements for Licensure/Certification
The nursing programs are accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education and are accepted in all states and jurisdictions for meeting educational requirements for licensure and certification by way of compact designation or applying for reciprocity in a state outside the compact designation.
NOTE: The information below is based on standard licensure/certification requirements. Additional licensure endorsement may apply.
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The Division of Nursing satisfies the professional licensure and/or certification requirements in North Carolina and prepares students to sit for these examinations. However, requirements in other states may be different. If you are considering a nursing degree that leads to licensure and/or certification, please note that WSSU may or may not be able to advise whether a program meets requirements outside of North Carolina or in states outside the compact designation.