Online Nursing Degree Programs

Health care services are in demand in todays health concious world, and will continue to contribute to the industry's fast growth throughout the next decade. Registered nurses top the list of occupations with the largest projected employment growth through 2016, and home health aides and nursing aides are not far behind. Kaplan University has nursing programs to fit your educational and professional goals. Focus on nursing, health care management, or another area that interests you.

Kaplan University's online nursing degree programs offer an innovative curriculum designed to encourage critical thinking, enhance communication techniques, and address the technical competencies required by health care employers today. You'll find that our online nursing degree programs are comprehensive, and our educators are practicing experts in their fields that are professionally qualified to teach the real-world knowledge you need to excel.

  • RN to B.S. in Nursing:- Our RN-to-BSN completion program gives you the convenience and flexibility to earn your bachelor's degree online from an accredited institution. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is considered a standard requirement for registered nurses (RNs) seeking broader professional responsibilities and career opportunities. If you are an RN and want to advance your career, our online Bachelor of Science in Nursing completion program is designed to help you earn the credentials you need to qualify for new opportunities in specialized nursing and nursing management. Enhance your skills to better meet the demands of today's dynamic health care environment and pursue advanced professional roles.

  • MS in Nursing / Nurse Administrator:- Focus on the principles of personnel management, policy development and implementation, budgeting,and the use of information technology in advanced nursing roles. Complete a residency program during which you will work closely with an administrator mentor in a selected health care setting. Study to prepare for administrative or managerial positions and leadership roles in hospitals, community centers, and long-term care facilities.

  • MS in Nursing / Nurse Educator:- Focus on developing courses and programs that integrate nursing philosophy. Examine the applications and ethical and legal issues related to the use of technology in teaching. Analyze assessment, measurement, and evaluation methods used in nursing education. Prepare for a faculty or educator role in colleges or schools of nursing, continuing education programs, staff development, clinical education, and patient and community education. Explore strategies for developing effective educational experiences.

  • RN to MS in Nursing:- A combination of undergraduate and more advanced graduate-level courses, the RN-to-Master of Science in Nursing option is a convenient route to earning a masterís degree in nursing. The RN-to-Master of Science in Nursing option offers associateís- or diploma-level nurses and nurses with a bachelorís degree in another field the opportunity to satisfy specific core requirements for Kaplan Universityís Master of Science in Nursing program while completing their bachelorís degree in nursing. The RN-to-Master of Science in Nursing option can significantly shorten the time it takes to earn a Kaplan University Master of Science in Nursing degree.