The Department of Nursing offers a certificate (Practical Nursing – after the 3rd semester) and an Associate in Applied Science (Registered Nursing – after the 5th semester). LPN and RN license is granted after successful completion of the NCLEX exam from a state board.

Faculty
Phone Number
E-mail Address
Nursing Department Nursing Department
Cora Carter, MSN, Nursing Instructor Cora Carter, MSN
Nursing Instructor
G. Denise Cooks, MSN, CPNP-PC, Instructor G. Denise Cooks, MSN, CPNP-PC
Instructor
Vesta Fairley, MSN, Nursing Instructor Vesta Fairley, MSN
Nursing Instructor
Victoria King, DNP, Nursing Instructor Victoria King, DNP
Nursing Instructor
Kayla Payne, MSN, RN, IBCLC, Instructor Kayla Payne, MSN, RN, IBCLC
Instructor
Bridget Robinson, PhD., Nursing Instructor Bridget Robinson, PhD.
Nursing Instructor



Associate Degree Nursing – Upon successful completion of the ADN program, the student is awarded an Associate in Applied Science Degree.
Practical Nursing – Upon successful completion of the PN program, the student is awarded a certificate in Practical Nursing.
Associate Degree or Upon successful completion of 3rd block – Upon successful completion of the program of studies in either the Associate Degree or Practical Nursing Programs, the graduate may be eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination, upon approval by a state board.


The Nursing AAS (RN) program and Career Mobility (Track 1) applications will be available for Fall 2023 admissions (application opens next year).


Resources


NCLEX CODES:

US78105300 PN BISHOP STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Use if you are an RN student who is taking the NCLEX-PN but continuing with your RN)


US78110400
PN BISHOP STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE - PN STAND ALONE (Use if you were accepted as a 3 semester PN student)


US78407800 RN-ADN BISHOP STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE - ADN (Use if you are a graduating student in the Traditional 5 semester RN program or the Career Mobility program)


Accreditations

Bishop State Community College is accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033-4097 Tel. (404) 679-4500 www.sacscoc.org

Bishop State’s Associate Degree and Practical Nursing Programs are accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Tel. (404) 975-5000
www.acenursing.org


Approval

Bishop State’s Associate Degree and Practical Nursing Programs are approved by The Alabama Board of Nursing P.O. Box 303900 Montgomery, AL 36130 (800) 656-5318 www.abn.alabama.gov.


Statement of Disclosure

The practical nursing program at Bishop State Community College at the Baker-Gaines Central Campus located in Mobile, AL is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the practical nursing program is Continuing Accreditation with Conditions.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm


Statement of Disclosure

The associate nursing program at Bishop State Community College at the Baker-Gaines Central Campus located in Mobile, AL is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate nursing program is Continuing accreditation with conditions.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm

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