Academic Catalog 2019-2020

Hunt School of Nursing

Dean: N. Waters
Associate Dean: T. Arnold
Chair, Digital Learning Programs: C. Rome
RN-BSN Program Coordinator: S. Creed-Hall
Chair, Pre-licensure Programs: A. Garlock
BSN Program Coordinator: Melissa McNeilly


Professor: C. Miller, G. Casterline
Associate Professors: T. Arnold, A. Garlock, C. Rome, N. Waters
Assistant Professors: S. Creed-Hall, B. Graham, A. Hamrick, A. Isaac-Dockery, T. Lewis, J. Parker, Y. Smith, K. Williams, L. Wines
Instructors: N. Beaver, T. Hayes, A. Hull, J. Ivey, M. McNeilly, S. Tate, S. Parker

The Hunt School of Nursing offers two options of study for students seeking a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).

The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program prepares students for licensure as a registered nurse.

The Davis Nursing RN to BSN program is a degree completion program for licensed registered nurses.

The BSN Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) located at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326: phone 404-975-5000. Additional information may be found on the ACEN website,

Mission Statement

The mission of the Hunt School of Nursing is to enhance the health status of the global community by preparing individuals to practice holistic and professional nursing through the provision of student-centered programs of study for a diverse student population that promotes academic excellence within a Christian, private, liberal arts setting utilizing teamwork and community engagement.

Major Fields of Study

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Davis Nursing RN to BSN

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society

The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society is comprised of BSN, MSN, and DNP students; faculty; and community members who have demonstrated outstanding academic and professional abilities in nursing. The society is dedicated to improving the health of the world’s people. Membership requirements for baccalaureate nursing students are as follows.

  1. Completion of a minimum of ½ of the nursing curriculum at GWU;
  2. Maintenance of a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 sliding scale on all courses taken through Gardner-Webb University;
  3. Rank in the upper 35% of the graduating class; and
  4. Meet expectations of academic and professional integrity, and potential for leadership.