Press Release – July 20, 2018

Contact: Agness Nshindano, 0960 776143,

The Northrise University Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Approved by the Higher Education Authority and the General Nursing Council of Zambia.

Ndola – Copperbelt, Zambia (July 20, 2018) – Northrise University Board of Regents (BOR) is pleased to announce that the Higher Education Authority (HEA) and the General Nursing Council of Zambia (GNCZ) have registered and approved Northrise University to offer the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (BScN) at the Main Campus in Ndola.

The BScN degree is a four and a half year competency-based program aimed at producing nursing graduates as General Registered Nurses (GRN) who will be able to provide comprehensive quality nursing care with a heart of service. A Northrise nursing graduate will not only be adequately qualified and equipped to serve on the frontlines of healthcare in Zambia but will also be an internationally recognized health professional.

Building on the strong foundation of high quality, affordable, private Christian higher education, the opportunity to train qualified nurses in a Christ-centered environment with state-of-the-art technology is part of the Northrise vision to transform Zambia, one student at a time. Dr. Moffat Zimba, Co-Founder and Vice Chancellor of Northrise University, stated, “the addition of the BScN program is an answer to prayer and a significant step forward to achieving our vision, we are in awe of God’s goodness.”

Well-trained nurses are key to cultivating a robust, progressive healthcare system in Zambia and Northrise University is privileged to participate in the training and development of a well-trained qualified nurse.


Northrise University is a Christ-centered educational institution dedicated to equipping men and women to work in ministry and business to contribute to the spiritual, cultural, and economic transformation of Zambia. By providing learning opportunities that enhance critical thinking, discipline, personal responsibility, character development, and sacrifice, students are inspired to achieve excellence, lay-hold of their future and go far. Northrise University offers degrees in Business, ICT, Law, Health, and Theology. Northrise is more than a university — it is a family, a help to those in need, and above all, a community dedicated to changing a nation.