nursing degree programmes

Southern College offers the following Nursing Degree Programme:

  • Bachelor of Science  - Nursing (RN)


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:

  • The National Accreditation & Equivalency Council of The Bahamas (NAECOB) 
  • The Nursing Council of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas

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.

Admission requirements


General Requirements for ALL Applicants

High School Graduates can apply for admission to our BSc Nursing programme. General entrance requirements will apply and requires:

  • High School diploma
  • Minimum cummulative GPA of 2.75 
  • 5 BGCE passes (C's and above)   including Math, Language, Natural Science, Social Science.  

Admissions process

Interview tips

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.

student resources (rn programme)

Nurses & Midwives Act

Bahamas Nursing Council

Health Professions Act


This is a fundamental document (law) governing the nursing profession. It is important that you familiarise yourself with it.

Health Professions Act

Bahamas Nursing Council

Health Professions Act


The Health Professions Act

Bahamas Nursing Council

Bahamas Nursing Council

Bahamas Nursing Council


Overview of the roles & functions of the Nursing Council.

APA Writing Centre

APA Writing Centre

Bahamas Nursing Council


Visit our APA Writing Centre for gguidelines on writing your research papers using the required APA Format.  Also, be sure to sign up for our next FREE APA Workshop.

E-Library Access

APA Writing Centre

E-Library Access


Click on the link below for access to our E-Library.