Southern College offers the following Nursing Degree Programme:
Our nursing degrees reflect the latest in local and international academic standards for nursing. At Southern College you will gain the theoretical and clinical skills necessary to prepare and develop you as a professional nurse. You will benefit from highly qualified nursing faculty with real-world experience. Our nursing faculty are leaders in the profession.
We combine theory with hands-on application. You will study in modern spacious classrooms with full access to our E-Library and onsite simulated clinical facilities. Our E-Library (EbscoHost) allows you 24 hour access to our research database and library system.
Our nursing programme at Southern College meets local and international standards. We provide you with a wide range of tools and support in order to assist you with meeting your professional goals.
Our Bachelor of Science degree in nursing is registered and approved by:
These approvals confirm that our curriculum, clinical requirements, faculty, and facilities meet and/or exceed the standards of the above regulators.
Graduates of Southern College Bachelor of Science Degreein Nursing are qualified to sit The Bahamas Nursing Council Registered Nurse (RN) License.
High School Graduates can apply for admission to our BSc Nursing programme. General entrance requirements will apply and requires:
Is nursing for you? Do you have what it takes? Are you committedto excellence?
Admission to our nursing programmes is very selective.
Review the admission options above to ensure you qualify, then complete the application process.
We will be assessing you throughout, even when you collect the application form. So, please be professional when you contact us in person, email or by telephone.
The nursing profession requires an extremely high level of intelligence, professionalism, discipline and communication skills. Your request for admission can be rejected at any stage along the admissions process. This is to prepare you for the level of professionalism we require you demonstrate at all times while you are in the nursing programme and more importantly, when you enter the profession.
Please read and comply with all documentation requirements and deadlines.
This is a further indication of your preparedness and suitability for the nursing profession. As a nurse you will have to pay attention to the most minute of details. Show us you have that ability by complying with all documentation requirements and deadlines.
We will not accept incomplete documents or partial application packages.
Your application kit will outline all documents required according to which admission option you are applying under.
Admission to the nursing programme at Southern College is very selective. We seek to admit applicants who demonstrate a high level of professionalism, effective communication skills, and intellect. These are just as important to us (if not, more important) than your academic grades alone. We require you to know how to present yourself in a positive light. We require you to display the positive qualities and characteristics associated with the nursing profession.
An interview date and time will be scheduled for you once your application package has been received and reviewed. You will be given guidelines as to how to dress and prepare for the interview.
You will have an initial interview by the Office of Admissions with a separate more official interview by our Nursing Panel for Admissions.
We want you to do well, so please let us know what we can do to help you through the process.
This video provides some general tips on how to prepare for your interview. We want to ensure all applicants are up to the standards, challenge and demands the profession requires.
The honour of being a nurse.
Qualities of a good nurse.
This is a fundamental document (law) governing the nursing profession. It is important that you familiarise yourself with it.
The Health Professions Act
Overview of the roles & functions of the Nursing Council.
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