Why MC Nursing?

The MC School of Nursing is accredited by CCNE and the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning. 

Student Outcomes & Curriculum

  • NCLEX-RN® passage rate within 6 months in the high 90’s
  • The latest posted MS IHL report posted March 2018 shows MC SON with a 94% pass rate. 

  • Semiannual admission into the program with undergraduate students in nursing preparation and nursing clinical courses
  • Measured pace of program delivery in a hybrid format
  • Standardized testing preparation and support
  • Integrated simulation across all clinical courses
  • Employers seek out MC nursing students
  • 95 to 100% of graduates are employed FT in nursing within one year
  • Annual mission trip as non-clinical elective for 24 years allowing students application of nursing to numerous countries including Colombia, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic
  • 100% of MC nursing students are members of the national student professional organization and are actively involved in their home state


  • 18 MC nursing faculty hold graduate and/or post graduate degrees from overseas and 11 different states including Louisiana, Wisconsin, Iowa, Alabama, Virginia, Maryland, Texas, Georgia, Indiana, Michigan and Mississippi 
  • Faculty regularly receive honors such as those from the Cambridge Who’s Who Registry Among Executive & Professional Women in the Field of Research, Medicine, & Healthcare and the Worldwide Who’s Who Top Female Executives
  • The average tenure of nursing faculty is 15 years signifying an impressive commitment to the School of Nursing
  • Three faculty are Virginia Henderson Fellows in Omicron Lambda chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International