Nursing at Goshen College


winter2013.0507Since 1950, when the Goshen College nursing program became the first liberal arts college in Indiana to offer a bachelor of science degree in nursing, more than 1,600 graduates have established themselves in successful careers as registered nurses. GC’s nursing program is highly respected in the United States and abroad. Graduates are known by their

  • ethical standards
  • personal integrity
  • Christian commitment
  • caring attitude and
  • clinical knowledge

Employers of Goshen College nursing graduates describe them as excellent communicators, critical thinkers, cross-culturally sensitive and a “cut above the rest.”

The department of nursing offers an undergraduate nursing program with a basic BSN track or an RN to BSN completion track, and the master of science in nursing program.  Initially accredited from 1952-1998 by the National League for Nursing (NLN), the department has been fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) since 1998.

Nursing department faculty members continuously work to improve the curriculum and learning experiences for nursing students. The faculty is active in practice and community service, stays current with changes in the field of health care and seeks opportunities to assist others in learning to live healthy lifestyles.