Consistent with the university’s mission statement, the MHU Traditional, Pre-licensure B.S.N. Program is grounded in a rigorous study of the liberal arts, prepares professionals for the world of work, and is committed to character development, health care service, and responsible citizenship.
Mission statement for the MHU Traditional, Pre-licensure B.S.N. program:
The Traditional, Pre-licensure B.S.N. Program at Mars Hill University equips students with the knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions to provide innovative health care across the lifespan through the roles of provider of care, designer of care, and member of the profession. Students will experience an education that:
Program Student Learning Outcomes: The following program student learning outcomes extend the mission statement and reflect current expectations of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) programs. The B.S.N. Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) are in alignment with the MHU Student Learning Outcomes.
Program SLO 1: Students will apply components of health promotion theory and pertinent nursing theories across the lifespan, cultures, and communities.
Program SLO 2: Students will demonstrate the importance of scientific inquiry and its role in grounding nursing in evidence-based practice.
Program SLO 3: Students will participate in interdisciplinary care for enhancement of patient outcomes.
Program SLO 4: Students will model the importance of ethics, moral character, altruism, and social justice in the nursing profession.
Program SLO 5: Students will comprehend the role of gender, race/ethnicity, genomics/genetics, and environment on health promotion and disease prevention.
Program SLO 6: Students will synthesize best practices in research, leadership, quality improvement, and patient safety into own professional practice.
Program SLO 7: Students will communicate effectively through a variety of methods, technologies, and informatics platforms.
Program SLO 8: Students will cultivate relationships with communities across various healthcare environments.
Program SLO 9: Students will relate policy, finance, and regulatory environments to healthcare delivery.
Program SLO 10: Students will integrate advanced knowledge, self-discovery, team dynamics, and experience acquired through the B.S.N. program to success on the NCLEX-RN and further into the workplace.
Admissions Criteria – must be accepted to the University and have a Student ID number to apply to the Judge-McRae School of Nursing .
Additional Consideration for:
*Note that in these areas, applicants may earn additional points when required level is exceeded (or included on the Additional Consideration list). For second-degree students: GPA requirement is 2.5 instead of 3.0.