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Available BSN degrees at NAU
The NAU School of Nursing offers different types of programs for different experiences including traditional, accelerated, and online education. Depending on your preference, we have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree that fits your wants and needs. Below is a list of programs that are offered by the School of Nursing along with brief summaries of their degree descriptions. More details about these Nursing degrees can be found at the individual program’s page that are also available below. These programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Accordion Closed
This popular and competitive four-year Nursing program provided by NAU is offered on four different campuses around the state of Arizona. Nursing courses are taken in sequence over five semesters. Graduates are eligible to take the national licensing exam to become a registered nurse (NCLEX-RN). More information on the Bachelor of Science in Nursing is available on their degree page.
Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Accordion Closed
If you already have earned a bachelors degree from a regionally accredited college, this accelerated option will prepare you for the registered nurses exam within 12 months. If you would like to learn more about our accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, more details are available on their degree page.
Accelerated means a full-time commitment:
Because of its accelerated format, the program requires a full-time commitment. While you are enrolled in this program, we expect that you will not work more than 16 hours per week and that you will refrain from work commitments at least 8 hours prior to class or clinicals.
You are required to travel to sites throughout the state for clinical coursework and will be responsible for travel and lodging expenses. Be aware that clinical experiences may involve several weeks of 3-5 days per week at statewide sites. You will need to plan your family and work commitments accordingly.
American Indian Program Accordion Closed
The American Indian Nursing program at NAU’s School of Nursing is the first and only reservation-based entry-level nursing program. This program admits 10 students each fall semester. Its dedicated to give priority to Native American students who are members of federally recognized tribes. Since its beginning in 1996, more than 150 American Indian nurses have graduated with their Bachelor of Science in Nursing and entered into the healthcare practice as successful licensed RN’s. Interested in learning more about our American Indian Program? Details are available at their degree page.
Concurrent Enrollment Program (CEP) Accordion Closed
If you’re pursuing an associate’s degree in nursing, NAU’s Concurrent Enrollment Program (CEP) can put you on track to simultaneously earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). This can save you valuable time and money, while still providing a great college education. More information about our Concurrent Enrollment Program is available at their program page.
Mid-AAS Program Accordion Closed
The Mid-AAS program lets you work on your BSN degree while mid-way through your associates RN licensure and is part of the CEP program. Learn more about this opportunity on the Mid-AAS program page.
RN-BSN (traditional online) Accordion Closed
This program is dedicated to providing a pathway for Registered Nurses (RNs) to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing through a traditional college education. RNs who have graduated from a state or nationally accredited associate-degree nursing program are eligible to apply for this Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. More details about our option for registered nurses are available at the RN-BSN degree page.
RN-BSN (Personalized Learning online) Accordion Closed
Nurses outnumber all other healthcare practitioners and the demand grows. This online nursing program builds on skills acquired through a prior completed associate degree program. It is designed to refine your nursing knowledge and abilities. If you would like to learn more about our online or personalized learning program for registered nurses with an associate degree, check out our page for more details.
Programs by location
NAU offers nursing degrees at several of our community campus locations and via online personalized learning. To learn more, please visit our programs by location page.
If you have any questions, please contact the School of Nursing with an email to discover your options in nursing.