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.

Whether you are new to nursing or want to further your career with an advanced degree, Herzing offers program options as well 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.

CCNEHerzing University's Online RN to BSN, Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) -Family Nurse Practitioner, MSN-Nurse Educator, Post Master’s FNP Certificate (PMCFNP), and Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at Herzing’s Atlanta, Brookfield, Kenosha, Minneapolis and Orlando campuses are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). CCNE 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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Choose Your Path to a BSN Degree

A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is increasingly becoming the new standard as healthcare organizations around the country respond to the call for change by the Institute of Medicine. At Herzing, we're ready to help you meet America's new nursing standards.

  • 3-Year nursing degree program when attending full time
  • CCNE-accredited programs*
  • No wait list
  • Options for veterans, second degree students, and students with other healthcare licensure to earn your BSN faster

Find out how to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Start your path to an entry-level nursing career with Herzing's 20-month Associate Degree nursing program and prepare to take the National Council Licensing Examination for registered nurses exam (NCLEX-RN). Transfer credits to Herzing's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program for greater career opportunities and earning potential.

Explore Herzing's Associate in Nursing degree program

This entry-level nursing program, typically completed in 12 months, will prepare you to take the National Council Licensing Examination for Practical Nurses exam (NCLEX-PN).

Transfer credits to Herzing's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program or Associate nursing degree  program to advance your nursing career.

Explore Herzing's Diploma in Practical Nursing program

Diploma in Nursing Gainful Employment

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MSN

Earn your MSN degree on your schedule, advance your career, and meet the growing demand for highly skilled nursing professionals.

  • CCNE-accredited online program*
  • No GRE required
  • Clinical practicum assistance

Choose from two concentration options:

MSN-Family Nurse Practitioner
MSN-Nurse Educator 


RN to BSN

Finish your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree online or on-campus and meet the growing demand for bachelor's-prepared nurses. Designed for experienced nurses who hold an active RN license, you could earn your BSN at Herzing in as little as 12 months pending transfer credit.

  • No wait list
  • CCNE-accredited programs*
  • Block transfer up to 70 semester credit hours
  • Only 8 required core courses

Explore Herzing's RN to BSN program


LPN to RN Bridge

Prepare for the next stage of your nursing career by elevating your Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license to a Registered Nurse (RN) in as little as 20 months.

Program available exclusively at Herzing's Birmingham and Orlando campuses.

Explore Herzing's LPN to RN Bridge program

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 two specialty tracks in our MSN program: Family Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Educator.

MSN Nurse Educator Program

Mary Judith Yoho

Meet our Nursing Leadership

  

Mary Judith Yoho Ph.D, RN, CNE

System Dean of Nursing

Mary Yoho is the System Dean of Nursing where she provides leadership and oversight for Herzing's campus and online nursing programs.  Throughout her career of more than 35 years, Dr. Yoho has coordinated and participated in multiple grant projects and has authored and co-authored publications on topics including student testing and faculty recruitment and retention. She also has presented nationally and internationally in the areas of test development, exam analysis, teaching strategies, learner engagement and preparing nursing students for first-time success on the National Council State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) National Certification Licensing Exam (NCLEX) for Practical and Registered Nurses.  Dr. Yoho is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, National League for Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International and the American Nurses’ Association.

* The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program offered at Herzing University Atlanta, Brookfield, Kenosha, Minneapolis and Orlando campuses and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing—RN-BSN Online and Master of Science in Nursing programs offered by Herzing University Online  is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, 202-887-6791,  www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).  

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The faculty here are outstanding. It's what I value the most about being at Herzing.

 

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