Watts College of Nursing is approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing to prepare students upon graduation to take the professional licensure examination to become a registered nurse. 

Completion of Watts College of Nursing's Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program meets the educational requirements to apply for licensure as a registered nurse in North Carolina.  Watts College of Nursing has not determined whether the curriculum meets education requirements for any other state. 

As requirements for licensure in other states may differ, students are encouraged to contact those states regarding requirements prior to enrolling.


Hello and Welcome to Watts College of Nursing!
This is a special time of new beginnings with the transition of our long-standing diploma program to a baccalaureate program. Becomming a Watts nurse will give you many opportunities to serve those with health care needs in our community, state, nation, and the world. Thank you for selecting Watts; We are here because you are here. We wish all of you the very best in your new career as a Watts nurse. 

Peggy C. Walters, EdD, MSN, MEd, RN, NEA-BC
President, Watts College of Nursing

Watts College of Nursing does not discriminate in the educational program or activities of the college on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, genetic information, or age.