Degrees and programs

 Nursing Students 


Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program

Our BSN program will teach you to provide care for individuals, families, and communities in a variety of urban, rural, and culturally diverse settings. After completing the program, you are qualified to take the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN) for licensure.

In addition to the Flagstaff pre-licensure BSN program, we also offer these four pre-licensure programs:

American Indian program

Located in the Navajo Nation in Arizona, the American Indian Program is the first Bachelor of Science in Nursing program located within an American Indian Nation in the United States.

Tucson program     

You can earn your BSN from Northern Arizona University with our Tucson Program.

Yuma program

You can earn your BSN from Northern Arizona University with our Yuma Program.

Accelerated program

If you have already completed a bachelor’s degree and want to make a career change to nursing, our intensive, year-round Accelerated Program is for you.  This is only a Flagstaff campus program.

RN to BSN program

Our online RN-BSN Program allows you to build on the knowledge you already have as a registered nurse, and prepares you to move into a wider array of healthcare leadership roles.


MS in Nursing

For graduate students who already have a nursing degree, we offer a Master’s of Science in Nursing with two specialty tracks of study, including Family Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Generalist.

Post-Master certificate

If you already have a Master’s of Science in Nursing, you can complete our Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certificate Program to advance your career even further.


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Doctor of Nursing Practice

Our Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program builds on master's education to provide expanded unique knowledge and expertise.