Longwood University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program prepares nurses that are citizen leaders.

Grounded in student community service and citizen leadership your involvement with the community and service -learning is woven throughout the curriculum and your patient and professional advocacy experiences with local, state and national nursing events and organizations.


Our academics, laboratory and clinical work are integral components of the BSN program. The blend of classroom theory, and applied simulated and hands-on clinical experiences will introduce you to the real world of healthcare and you'll learn

  • to advocate and coordinate care for your patients.
  • to assist your patients to navigate through a very complicated health care system.
  • the knowledge and skills to improve the health of your community

Program Mission

  • To promote excellence in nursing education and clinical competency
  • To promote the development of citizen leaders in the nursing profession
  • To promote partnerships to enhance health care and health care education in the region
  • To meet the needs of a changing health care system
  • To provide the knowledge, skills and values to transform nursing
  • To improve the health of the communities that we serve


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing program at Longwood University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing and State Council of Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) the BSN program includes the essential content recommended by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.