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’s degree in Nursing (ADN/RN) grads in the country and the #1 educator of Practical Nursing grads in Florida and Minnesota.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 to prepare to sit for NCLEX® licensure exams? Our Practical Nursing Diploma and Associate's degree in Nursing can offer the career-focused education and support you need start your nursing career. Or, if you’re already a licensed practical nurse (LPN), our LPN to RN Bridge can help you get 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. 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)

If you feel you’re more suited to an administrative, leadership or nurse educator role, the curriculum developed within our online Master of Science in Nursing degree can help you persevere toward the career you've always wanted.

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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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Attend a Nursing Information Session

An important step to starting one of our Nursing programs and enhancing your skills is to attend an information session. Our sessions give you the chance to learn more about our Nursing school and Nursing programs. 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 7,500 Nursing students, 16,000 Nursing alumni and 750 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."

Amanda
Professional Nursing Graduate

  1. As of July 14, 2020, Rasmussen University had 7,564 students enrolled in School of Nursing programs. As of June 30, 2020, Rasmussen University had 16,032 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, 2020. For the spring quarter of 2020 (April - June), Rasmussen University had 767 full-time and adjunct nursing faculty.
  2. According to 2016, 2017 and 2018 Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training conferrals as reported in IPEDS.
  3. According to 2016, 2017 and 2018 Associate Degree Registered Nurse conferrals as reported in IPEDS.
  4. 23% of successful NCLEX-RN attempts in MN in 2019 were Rasmussen University graduates.
  5. 18% of successful NCLEX-PN attempts in MN in 2019 were Rasmussen University graduates.
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