The mission of the Office of Academics Affairs (OAA), Undergraduate Program, is to initiate, guide and advocate for the integrity of the undergraduate program. To accomplish this mission, the OAA provides support for program development, implementation and evaluation; initiates and manages curriculum and policy modifications; facilitates operations of the program including clinical placements and alternative study plans for students on extended study or individualized study options; and assesses the effectiveness of the program.
The Office implements the following degree tracks:
- BSN (6 semester pre-licensure option)
- ABSN (4 semester pre-licensure accelerated option)
- RN-to-BSN option and RN-MSN Option
The Education-Innovation-Simulation Learning Environment (EISLE), administered by Carol Durham, EdD, RN provides clinical practice opportunities for students both within and external to the School of Nursing.
The clinical practicum is an essential part of undergraduate nursing education. Tarshe Johnson, MSN, BSN, RN serves as liaison between the School and clinical agencies in the community, and coordinates clinical placements for the program.
Detailed information regarding the program, academic calendar, guidelines and regulations, confidentiality statement and School of Nursing Organizations is available in the Student Handbook.
The Office is located in 1000 Carrington. Staff is available to assist students and faculty between 8 AM and 5 PM, Monday through Friday. The general phone number is (919)-966-3734.
Beverly Foster, PhD, MN, MPH, RN, Associate Professor & Director, Undergraduate Program
Phone: (919) 966-4995
Hilary M. Mendel, MSN, RN, Clinical Assistant Professor & Undergraduate Clinical Site Coordinator
Phone: (919) 966-5299