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  • Freshman Early-Entry (FEE) - Traditional BSN

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree  

    Are you a freshman in college who is interested in pursuing a career in one of the fastest-growing and most versatile fields in the job market? Would you like to avoid competing against hundreds of applicants for a spot in the highly competitive Tradiational BSN program? If so, the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Nursing Freshman Early-Entry program is the right choice for you. 

    UMMC students receive not only superior classroom training from educators who are leaders in their fields, but also excellent clinical learning opportunities on the state's only academic health sciences campus. The Medical Center provides nursing students with rich clinical experiences at four major hospitals, including the state's only children's hospital. Upon graduating, UMMC nursing student can feel confident that they have the skills and experience needed to be a competent RN with the state's best nursing education.

    Freshman Early-Entry program description

    The UMMC School of Nursing Freshman Early-Entry program provides an entry into the baccalaureate nursing program as a college freshman, rather than as a junior. The program provides you opportunities to engage in both professional and personal relationships with School of Nursing faculty and upperclassmen immediately upon entering college.

    Likewise, FEE students avoid the competitive selection process for admission into the Traditional BSN program following the completion of the pre-nursing curriculum. Peace of mind comes with knowing that upon completion of the prerequisites, as long as program requirements are maintained, you will have a guaranteed spot in the BSN program.

    Traditional BSN program description

    The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program consists of two years of general education and prerequisite coursework, followed by two years of nursing school. Upon completion of the program, students graduate with a BSN degree and take the National Council for Licensure Examination (NCLEX), which grants the registered nurse (RN) license. The BSN program prepares students for entrance into graduate study at the master's-degree level.

    The educational programs at the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.