Meet the Dean


Dr. Kimberly Sharp, Dean

Welcome to the Mississippi College School of Nursing website. We are eager to assist you to find the information you need about nursing and healthcare programs of study. Nestled in the historic center of Clinton, Mississippi we are very proud of our beautiful campus and friendly community. Click on the various links to our on-campus and online programs, and  let us know if you would like to visit and see for yourself. If you have questions or would like to chat with someone about your plans please email us at nursing@mc.edu or call the main SON office at 601-925-3278.

A baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) is the preferred gateway for professional nursing practice and affords many opportunities for clinical practice, healthcare leadership, ongoing research, and scholarship.   We are eager to partner with you as you consider beginning a career in nursing or as you move on into graduate studies.  During the pandemic, the demand for qualified nurses has grown and our BSN graduates are relevantly prepared as confident and competent nursing professionals.  MC graduates are highly sought after by many agencies, with many undertaking externship placements with a local hospital or at a clinical agency a bit closer to home. All of our graduates who choose to pursue nursing employment have jobs, and most receive firm job offers prior to graduation.

Nursing is a very demanding and challenging discipline, requiring a strong work ethic and professional integrity.  Christian caring infuses the MCSON curriculum and students are helped to consider how faith informs the care decisions you make as a Christian nurse. Twenty-first-century nurses must be committed to the pursuit of knowledge that improves healthcare outcomes for patients. Increased patient acuity and clinical practice demands require that nursing professionals work to the full scope of their nursing practice roles.

The School of Nursing is growing and we value our large (2000+) community of nursing alumni. Established in 1969 nursing had its first graduating class in 1973. The School of Nursing has over 50 years of history and is intrinsic to the mission and ministry of the college.  Our goal is to assist students to pursue excellence in the career path that the Lord has called them to. 

Is Mississippi College right for you?  Look around online, give us a call or come and visit.  We want to share our passion for using nursing as a ministry!  Don’t see exactly what you need…we have new program opportunities that are currently under development. We want MC to be the right place for you!