Online Nursing Degree Guide is your online home to all things nursing. We have information on nursing degrees as well as licenses so you can prepare to become the type of nurse you want to become. Below, we list featured schools for nursing programs.
||Kaplan University — Bachelor's, and Master's Nursing Degrees. Kaplan's School of Nursing offers specializations for nurse administrators and nurse educators.
||Grand Canyon University — BS in Nursing, MS in Nursing. Graduates of Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Public Health program can be actively involved in the coordination, planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of health programs and services.
|University of Phoenix — BSN, MSN, and Certificate. The University of Phoenix is the nation's largest online university and currently offers several nursing programs at three different degree levels, based on previous nursing education and experience.
|Georgetown University — M.S. in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner), M.S in Nursing (Nurse Midwifery), M.S. in Nursing (Nurse Educator). Georgetown offers a wide variety of graduate nursing degrees that are all accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
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