Message from the Dean

Welcome to the Hunt School of Nursing at Gardner-Webb University. The faculty and I are excited that you are interested in our programs and hope you find the information you need from this website.

The Hunt School of Nursing has a rich history of graduating quality, highly skilled nursing professionals. Nursing education began at Gardner-Webb in 1965 by offering an associate degree program (ADN) but has now expanded to include the traditional BSN, RN to BSN, MSN, FNP and DNP programs. We offer a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Nursing Education and Post Masters Certificates in Nursing Education and Nursing Administration. A Post Masters Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner is also offered.

Our Hunt School of Nursing provides excellent, high quality, student-centered programs based on current national competencies of nursing practice. Our diverse student population is taught to meet the global health care needs of individuals, groups and communities. Holistic nursing practice, Christian caring, critical thinking and professionalism are modeled by each nursing faculty member.

With over 600 students enrolled in our nursing program, the Hunt School of Nursing is one of the most prominent members of the GWU family. Our students learn in a Christ-centered, state of the art environment that includes opportunities to participate in interprofessional as well as international practice.

The GWU Hunt School of Nursing offers opportunities to begin your nursing career as well as advance your practice. Face to face classes are available for the ADN and Traditional BSN students. Online and hybrid opportunities are available for the RN to BSN, MSN, FNP, and DNP students and are arranged to meet the needs of the working professional.

Please explore our website to find the nursing program that meets your needs. We would love to have you become a member of our Hunt School of Nursing family.


Dr. Sharon Starr, Dean Hunt School of Nursing