The McKenzie-Elliott School of Nursing

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. 

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Nursing students practicing skills.

RN-BSN Program

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

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nursing student performing health assessment

MSN Program

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

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Welcome to The McKenzie-Elliott School of Nursing at UNCP. 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 McKenzie-Elliott School 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 The McKenzie-Elliott School of Nursing for more details regarding specific programs.

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The UNCP nursing pin (right) was designed by the first graduating class in 1994. The Pin is an oval shape and represents the unique heritage of the University. The pin is gold, symbolic of a continual pursuit of excellence. The center of the pin is white which represents the nursing profession and signifies purity and integrity. In the white center is a depiction of Old Main, the most recognizable symbol of UNCP.