Nursing Programs


Choose Your Nursing Degree Pathway

As healthcare changes, so does the need for educated, skilled nurses. Herzing University recognizes the critical role that nurses play, and we have expanded our nursing programs to give you more choices and ways to earn your nursing degree.

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Diploma in Practical Nursing

Earn your Practical Nursing Diploma in as few as 12 months and develop the skills and confidence to begin your nursing career.

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Associate in Nursing

Start your path to an entry-level nursing career in as few as 20-months through our associate degree in nursing program.

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BSN Degree Program


Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 3 years or less and get a jumpstart on your MSN at the same time.

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LPN to Associate in Nursing


LPN to RN Program

Turn your experience as a Licensed Practical or Vocational nurses, or licensed paramedic, into transfer credit and start on a faster path to your career as an RN.


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RN to BSN Program

Designed for experienced nurses who hold an active RN license, you could earn your BSN at Herzing in as few as 12 months pending transfer credit. Block transfer up to 70 credit hours!

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Family Nurse Practitioner Online FNP Program


Master of Science in Nursing

Advance your nursing practice on your schedule and meet the growing demand for highly skilled nursing professionals. Choose between three specializations that align to your career goals.

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MSN Nurse Educator Program


Post-Master's Certificates

Build upon your clinical expertise and become academically eligible for certification in another specialty through our online post-master’s nursing certificate programs.

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Recognized for Excellence

Whether you are new to nursing or want to further your career with an advanced degree, Herzing offers program options as well as support teams to help you succeed. Choose from diploma, undergraduate and graduate nursing degrees to prepare you for success and provide you with a path for every stage of your nursing career. 

If you've ever imagined becoming a nurse or going further with your nursing career, you can.

Programmatic accreditation* acknowledges that Herzing's nursing programs meet specific national standards.  Accreditation is important for individuals who may want to further their education, as most post-grad programs require a degree from an accredited program.


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Move Your Nursing Career Forward

Fast Track to MSN - DUAL CREDIT

Qualifying students may be eligible to complete up to four graduate-level courses as part of their BSN or RN-BSN program plan at Herzing University. We offer three specialty tracks in our MSN program: Family Nurse PractitionerNurse Educator  and Nursing Leadership & Administration.

MSN Nurse Educator Program

Jerisha Fabian's Nursing Career Becomes Possible at Herzing University

* The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Herzing University Online, Akron, Atlanta, Brookfield, Kenosha, Minneapolis and Orlando are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Herzing University Madison is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.

The master’s degree and post-graduate APRN certificate programs in nursing at Herzing University Online are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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Not all programs are offered at all campuses.  
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Michelle CastleberryAtlanta

I heard about Herzing University through a family member. I went to the nursing information session and loved how the process was so different from any other school.