Program Highlights

Students entering the School of Nursing may earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree, or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

There are two tracks within the BSN program:

  • Traditional BSN Track for students who wish to complete a baccalaureate nursing degree in order to be eligible to take the National Council of State Board of Nursing Licensure Exam in any state in the U.S. to become Registered Professional Nurses (RNs).
  • The online RN-BSN Track for those students who have graduated from an accredited NLN associate degree or diploma school of nursing, who are already Registered Professional Nurses (RNs), and who wish to earn their baccalaureate nursing degree in order to advance their career opportunities.

Master of Science in Nursing

There are two tracks within the MSN program:

  • The Nurse Educator (NE) Track for RNs who already have their BSN degree.
  • The Master’s Entry into Nursing Practice: Pre-licensure (MENP-PL) Track for individuals (non-nurses) who hold a non-nursing bachelor’s degree and are interested in entering the nursing field with their MSN in order to be eligible to take the National Council of State Board of Nursing Licensure Exam in any state in the U.S. to become Registered Professional Nurses (RNs).

Doctor of Nursing Practice

There are two tracks in the DNP program:

  • Nurse Anesthesia for individuals who are Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN).
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) completion for Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) prepared advanced practice nurses.