Nursing Students

Are you a nurse, a student nurse or just thinking about nursing as a career?

It would be hard to find a profession with more diversity and opportunities than nursing. It would be equally hard to find a better place to enrich your nursing experience than Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Educational Opportunities at Wake Forest Baptist

Though Wake Forest Baptist no longer has a School of Nursing, there are several local options to start your career in nursing.

While there are many fine nursing schools in our state and across the nation, these schools do clinical rotations at Wake Forest Baptist:

  • Appalachian State University
  • Forsyth Technical Community College
  • Surry County Community College
  • University of North Carolina - Greensboro
  • Wilkes County Community College
  • Winston-Salem State University

The following Distance Learning (online) programs are also available:

  • Appalachian State University
  • East Carolina University
  • Walden University

You can get financial aid through the College Foundation of North Carolina.

Benefits of a Nursing Career at Wake Forest Baptist

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has been selected as one of the “Top 100 Hospitals to Work For” by Nursing Professionals magazine. There are a number of reasons for that distinction including:

  • Flexible schedules for nursing staff
  • Competitive pay and great benefits
  • Shared governance
  • Relationship-based care

If you are already a nurse but want to continue your education, employees can get assistance through:

  • Laursen Continuing Education Fund for Nurses
  • W.L. Carter Fund
  • Heinzerling Award
  • Hospital Tuition Reimbursement
  • Certification Reimbursement

Helpful Web Links

American Nurses Association

CGFNS - Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools

North Carolina Board of Nursing

Please contact us with any questions you may have at 336-716-3434 or