Nursing Degree Programs

Nurses are essential to helping patients heal, stay healthy, and improve their quality of life. When you become a nurse, you are committing to patient well-being. A nurse often has more contact with the patient and is the conduit of communication with the interdisciplinary team.

The cyclical shortage of qualified nurses over the past two decades has been well-documented, and in the coming years the need for nurses will continue to rise. Earning a nursing degree from National American University can help you find a healthcare career path that is essential, rewarding, and expected to grow over the next decade.

NAU offers three levels of nursing degrees – Master's, Bachelor's, and Associate.

Master of Science in Nursing  

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program emphasizes nursing education and focuses on online teaching and simulation to prepare you to become a nurse educator, assume leadership roles in staff development, and participate in innovative programs in health education. Click to learn more about our MSN program.

Pre-Licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Whether you have begun your career in nursing or have just made the decision to earn your degree, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is designed to help you become a nurse and a leader. Click to learn more about our BSN program.

Online RN to BSN

Designed for practicing registered nurses who want to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Classes are taken in an online format, allowing you to earn your BSN without taking time off work. Click to learn more about our Online RN to BSN program.

Associate of Science in Nursing

This nursing degree program is designed to prepare you for a career as a nurse. Learn more about our ASN program.