BSN (Pre-Licensure)

For students who don’t yet have a nursing license.

  • 4-year (2+2) program*
  • 61 nursing semester hours**
  • 500 clinical hours
  • Students are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam upon successful completion

* First-degree students complete approx. 2 years (59 credit hours) of prerequisites, then 2 years of nursing courses. A second-degree option is also available.

** Not including prerequisites.

RN to BSN

For nurses interested in furthering their education.

  • Fully online
  • 30 nursing semester hours
  • Can be completed in 11 months*
  • RN to BSN for Veterans option available: Earn course credit for military experience**

* Estimated time based on a full-time plan of study. Part-time study options are also available.

** Qualified veterans participate in a one-day simulation experience for course credit in NRN 332.

Family Nurse Practitioner

MSN degree program for primary care practitioners.

  • Hybrid online/face-to-face
  • 55 semester hours
  • 630 practicum hours
  • Can be completed in 2 years*

* Assuming Spring admission and a full-time plan of study. Part-time study options are also available.

Nurse Educator

MSN degree program for nurse educators.

  • Fully online
  • 36 semester hours
  • 270 practicum hours
  • Can be completed in 2 years*

* Estimated time based on a full-time plan of study. Part-time study options are also available.

Nurse Educator Certificate

Post-master’s certificate in nursing education.

  • Fully online
  • 9 semester hours
  • For students with a prior MSN degree
  • Graduates may apply for national certification

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Practice-oriented terminal degree program.

MSN to DNP Track
For students who already hold an advanced practice license.

  • 27 credit hours
  • 500 clinical hours
  • Fully online

BS(N) to APRN/DNP Track
Seamless transition from the baccalaureate to the doctoral level.

  • 67 credit hours
  • 1,130 clinical hours
  • Hybrid online/face-to-face