GTC Nursing: Quality, Value, Seamless Transfer

Ask a health care professional about the nursing program at Greenville Technical College, and you’re likely to hear about the quality of education and the value of the college as a trusted hiring source. With our BSN Bound program, students can easily go from graduating from Greenville Technical College (GTC) with an associate degree in nursing (ADN) to enrolling at a University to receive a bachelor’s of science in nursing (BSN). With many options to choose from, including online programs, students can graduate with their BSN in as little as 12-18 months after transferring.

Why Start at Greenville Technical College?

checkboxQuality Program

Known for its emphasis on clinical proficiency in a variety of health care settings, employers express confidence in the program and in the skills new nurses bring to the job.

  • GTC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges  
  • The GTC nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
  • Thanks to our rigorous standards, our graduates consistently meet or exceed the national and state passing rates on the licensure examination.

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checkboxTop Value

In combination with our quality program and instructors, our lower cost and additional benefits make starting at GTC a wise decision for your career and your budget.

  • On average, students can save approximately $5,000 per semester while attending GTC as opposed to a four-year university.
  • We also have a vibrant Student Nurses Association (SNA) which offers benefits including health insurance, leadership and networking opportunities, scholarships, community involvement, and professional development.

checkboxSeamless Transfer

Transferring is seamless because of our accreditation.

  • When you take approved classes at GTC, they transfer to four-year destinations and count toward a bachelor's degree.
  • GTC works closely with four-year institutions to ensure that our transfer programs and agreements make transferring even easier.
  • Our advisors work one-one-one with students from day one to make sure they are moving forward on the right path for their destination after GTC.

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checkboxIndustry Partnerships and Early Hands-on Experience

Students work hand-in-hand with professionals in the industry and have the opportunity to interact with local employers during their clinical rotations.

  • With our emphasis on clinical experience, GTC students benefit greatly from the industry partnerships the college has built in the community. 
  • By starting at GTC, students are able to begin hands-on experience in nursing through the interactive Simulation Technologies and Training (S.T.A.T.) Center on campus.
  • Employer clinical experiences begin within the first two months of study.


GTC nursing graduates are well positioned for employment upon becoming an RN.

  • Graduate placement rates average 90%.*  
  • Employment with an RN can lead to students beginning their career in hospitals, long-term care or assisted living facilities, schools, physicians’ offices, hospice or home health, and allow students to work while completing a BSN.

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*source: GTC Graduate Placement Rate Report 2012/2013