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NSU - Norfolk State University

Department of Nursing & Allied Health


The Department of Nursing and Allied Health offers Bachelor of Science degree programs in nursing, which are fully accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commissions. The Nursing programs are approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing. Nursing graduates include Ph.D.'s who are employed as health care professionals, educators, and researchers in the public and private sectors throughout the nation. Through its nursing courses the department prepares students to become critical thinkers and conscientious, caring health professionals who are committed to excellence and responsibility in service to others.

A significant number of Nursing students have received:

  • Willie Mae Blanchard Brown Scholarship
  • Mary Marshall Nursing Scholarship
  • Lily May Lindsay Book Scholarship
  • New Careers in Nursing Scholarship (RWJ/AACN scholarship program for students in 2nd degree BS nursing programs)

Nursing students participate in the activities of:

  • National Student Nursing Association
  • Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc.
  • BS Nursing Honor Society

Members of the departmental faculty hold degrees in specialized areas such as:

  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Obstetrical Nursing
  • Family Nurse Practicing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing

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