Nursing Programs

What’s your next step in nursing? We have you covered with pre-licensure programs (Practical Nursing through BSN) and post-licensure programs (RN to BSN, MSN and DNP).

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Now Is the Time for Nursing School

You know where you want to go as a nurse, and we have the nursing programs to help you get there.

We’ll support you step by step with the education and skills that take you to the next level. Rasmussen University is proud to be the #1 educator of Associate degree in Nursing (ADN/RN) grads in the country and the #1 educator of Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in Florida and Minnesota in 2020.3,2

Not Sure Which Nursing School Program Is Right for You?

Practical Nursing (PN/LPN) or Professional Nursing (ADN/RN)

Do you want to jumpstart your career in Nursing and work directly with patients? Are you looking for a pre-licensure Nursing program? Our Practical Nursing Diploma and Associate's degree in Nursing can offer the career-focused education and support you need to start your nursing career. Or, if you’re already a licensed practical nurse (LPN), our LPN to RN Bridge can help you earn your ADN.

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Our accelerated BSN programs can help you launch a career as a registered nurse with real-world practicum experience and leadership. Or, if you are already a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), move toward your BSN through the LPN to RN Bridge.

If you are already a licensed RN, our post-licensure online RN to BSN program allows you to earn your BSN.

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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Support your passions and career goals with an online MSN program designed for motivated working nurses like you. If you feel you’re more suited to administration and leadership, nursing education or healthcare technology and informatics, a specialized online MSN degree may help you focus on a specific area to advance your career.

Ready to make a lasting impression in mental healthcare? Our online Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program is uniquely designed to prepare you to care for both mind and body as a balanced practitioner and expert clinician.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Our Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program is for nurses called to lead at the highest levels in healthcare and public health and policy.

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An important step to starting one of our pre-licensure Nursing programs and enhancing your skills is to attend an information session. These sessions give you the chance to learn more about our Nursing school and Nursing programs. You can talk to an admissions advisor about any questions you may have and start the enrollment process.

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About Our Nursing School

Join our thriving network of over 8,500 Nursing students, 19,500 Nursing alumni and 600 Nursing faculty.1 With this amount of experience under our belt, we understand the hard work and dedication it takes in becoming a nurse. Our Nursing school constantly strives to give our students the support and nursing training and knowledge they need to flourish in their future nursing career.

"I have met my new classmates—they are my family. I will always be a nurse no matter where I am. It is in my blood now. It is who I am."

Professional Nursing Graduate

  1. As of July 14, 2021, Rasmussen University had 8,524 students enrolled in School of Nursing programs. As of June 30, 2021, Rasmussen University had 19,539 nursing alumni. This number represents the total number of those who graduated from a School of Nursing program between March 20, 2006, and June 30, 2021. For the spring quarter of 2021 (April - June), Rasmussen University had 603 full-time and adjunct nursing faculty.
  2. 123 successful NCLEX-PN attempts in FL and 133 successful NCLEX-PN attempts in MN in 2020 were from Rasmussen University graduates.
  3. According to Associate Degree Registered Nurse conferrals from 2016–2019 as reported in IPEDS.
  4. 25.5% of successful NCLEX-RN attempts in MN in 2020 were from Rasmussen University graduates.
  5. 13.1% of successful NCLEX-PN attempts in MN in 2020 were from Rasmussen University graduates.
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