Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a four-year undergraduate program that focuses on personalized instruction, hands-on experience and working with medical experts throughout the Gulf Coast region.

Spring Hill College was named a College of Distinction for their award-winning Division of Nursing. Spring Hill College has also been ranked as the #1 four-year nursing program in the state of Alabama.


On Campus

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Honor Society:

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing


Kelley Powell Scholarship

Program Goals

Our award-winning nursing program prepares students for a successful career in nursing through a strong, personalized education mixed with rigorous professional experiences.

The nursing curriculum consists of two phases: pre-professional and professional. The pre-professional phase is open to all students declaring nursing as their major and consists of the courses included in the first three semesters of the program. Admission to the professional phase, which begins the second semester of the sophomore year, involves the fulfillment of specific requirements and a separate application reviewed by the nursing faculty.

Career Outlook

As graduates of the top-ranked nursing program in the state of Alabama, you’ll be able to work as a nurse in almost every field in the country, depending on certifications. Our nursing graduates are a group of elite nurses that have been able to work in a variety of settings and environments.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Spring Hill College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( 

Hear From Nursing Students


“Spring Hill gave me the resources and tools to go into the workforce confidently after graduation and to provide the holistic nursing that was learned on the Hill.” — Mary Kate Gallagher


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The Nursing Division’s leadership role is to prepare graduates to meet the challenges of our rapidly evolving health care environment. We are educating nurses to be global citizens who will bring the expertise of their education to their communities and their profession. Recent accomplishments at the Division give us cause for celebration and pride.

  • Erin Sheppard

    Assistant Professor, Chair of the Division of Nursing

  • Tracy Radczenko

    Nursing Instructor

  • Stacy Clements

    Assistant Professor

  • Evan Kennedy

    Assistant Professor

  • Katherine McCord

    Assistant Professor

Why SHC?

  • At Spring Hill College, we’re making our mark – With our small class sizes and affordable tuition, Spring Hill College is uniquely qualified to provide a high quality education to our students. Our Jesuit, Catholic college education is renowned as a well-rounded higher education approach, with an emphasis on empowering students with a passion for knowledge and personal growth. With our recent tuition cut, Spring Hill College is one of the most affordable private colleges in the country.
  • We’re curious and inspired – Forbes Magazine has ranked Spring Hill College as one of the top ten best colleges for return on investment (ROI). In our class of 2021, 92% of graduates attained placement six months after graduation through employment, graduate/professional school, internship or service.
  • We’re doers – Our students contribute 24,000 hours on average to the local community through the Foley Center each year. 100% of the 2020 graduates that applied to medical school were accepted. Spring Hill College has a 100% certification rate and a 92% placement rate with our Education program over the last five years.

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To see how credits you are currently taking at any college/university may transfer to Spring Hill College, you can email a copy of your transcripts to We will send you an evaluation of credits and can help plan future coursework at your current college/university.


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