Department of Nursing


Please click here to view a letter announcing the call for third-party comments. 

The Master’s degree in nursing (MSN) program received its initial accreditation by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education in 2014.  The Department of Nursing will be hosting an on-site accreditation visit for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education on September 25-27. The visit will focus on the MSN program. In accordance with CCNE’s procedures, third-party comments may be provided to CCNE no later than September 4th, 2019.  All comments must be written in English, consistent with CCNE’s policy on Conduct of Business, and relate to the CCNE Standards for Accreditation of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing Programs.  

Please submit comments to CCNE at

Or, if you prefer, mail comments to:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001

Nursing students being taught skills by an instructor.

Pre-Licensure Program

If you are not currently a nurse, the pre-licensure program will prepare you for a BSN.  Second-degree students are also eligible. 

More information!

Nursing students practicing skills.

RN-BSN Program

For students with an ADN, the online RN-BSN program offers preparation as a baccalaureate prepared nurse. 

More information!

nursing student performing health assessment

MSN Program

For students with their BSN, the MSN program offers three tracks for you to choose from.

More information!

Nursing Logo

Welcome to the University of North Carolina at Pembroke Department of Nursing. We are committed to the tripartite roles of teaching, research, and community service that contribute to the cultural, intellectual, and social development of professional nurses in North Carolina and the nation. Students are provided the opportunity to obtain a multicultural education that is grounded in the arts, sciences and humanities; that is congruent with standards for professional nursing practice; and that prepares them for lifelong learning, professional development, and service to others.

The Department of Nursing holds membership in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program in nursing at the University of North Carolina Pembroke is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. 

We invite you to navigate the UNCP Nursing website for more details regarding specific programs.