Health. Science. Perspective.

Nursing (Dual Degree): Health Science Track

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Pursue your passion of serving others by studying health science and nursing at NGU. 

5 Years
To Earn Two Degrees
Complete three years at NGU and another two at the Mary Black School of Nursing.
Student/Faculty Ratio
Small Class Sizes, Big Opportunities: Experience Personalized Education.
Job Growth
Projected from 2021 to 2030

* Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Professional Practice, Christ-Centered Care

You have the empathy and passion for health needed for a career in nursing. At North Greenville University, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge needed to provide quality, ethical patient care and gain an understanding of God’s creation and the complexity of life found in the simplicity of God’s design.  

While NGU does not offer a formal nursing or pre-Nursing program, we do offer a limited-seat dual degree program with Mary Black School of Nursing at USC Upstate. The program is designed to award students two bachelor’s degrees in 5 years: a Bachelor of Science in Health Science from NGU and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from USC Upstate. 

What Can I Do with a Dual Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Nursing?

A dual bachelor’s degree in biology and nursing opens up diverse career options in healthcare. You can become a registered nurse, working in hospitals, clinics, or community health settings, providing direct patient care. Alternatively, your biology background can lead to specialized roles such as a clinical research coordinator, where you assist in medical research or clinical trials.

Moreover, this unique combination can qualify you for healthcare management roles, allowing you to oversee healthcare facilities or work in healthcare policy development. Your dual degree provides a strong foundation for a versatile and rewarding career in the healthcare field.

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Nurse Anesthetist

Nurse Educator

Nurse Midwife

Nurse Practitioner

Registered Nurse

Experience Learning in the Classroom, the Lab, and the Real World

Master the Art of Research and Presentation

Participate in faculty-led research with your peers. Practice research techniques and data analysis through various lab and field activities. All to help you grow as a student, teacher, and leader in your chosen area of study.

Hands-On Preparation

Earn coursework credit and prepare for nursing school as you shadow medical professionals. You’ll gain real-world, hands-on experience through practicums and research projects whichever path you choose. 

Study Nursing from a Biblical Perspective

Nursing Year 1 Health

Year 1 Sample Courses

  • Intro to Health Science
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Principles of Biology
  • Health Science Practicum;
Nursing Year 2 Health

Year 2 Sample Courses

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Lifespan Development 
  • Community and Environmental Health 
  • Medical Terminology 
Nursing Year 3 Health

Year 3 Sample Courses

  • Health Policy and Ethics
  • Microbiology
  • Human Nutrition
  • Principles of Organic and Biochemistry
Nursing Year 4 Health

Year 4 Sample Courses

Upon meeting the admissions criteria at NGU under the guidance of the program coordinator, you will transfer to the Mary Black School of Nursing at USC Upstate to complete these courses.

  • Child Health Nursing
  • Foundations of Nursing
  • Health Alterations
  • Intro to Professional Nursing
  • Nursing of Childbearing
  • Pharmacology

Elevate Your Perspective

You’ll also take Chapel for the first seven semesters, and Cultural Events for the first four semesters. This is the NGU difference, how you find your peak performance and elevate your perspective, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually

Have Questions about the Program?

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Jeff Williams, DPT

Department Chair, Health Science
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