Walden’s nursing degree programs, many of which are CCNE accredited, are designed to:

  • Advance your career and increase your salary
  • Accommodate your current commitments with a flexible format
  • Allow you to focus on a specialization that meets your goals


Walden's DNP, MSN, and BSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)*, a national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Nursing Programs

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

    As the demand for nurses grows, so does the need for doctorally prepared, advanced-practice nurses. Accredited by the CCNE, this program gives you the credentials you need to assume an executive leadership role within a healthcare organization.

    Learn more about the DNP program.

  • PhD in Nursing

    Walden’s researched-focused PhD in Nursing prepares you to play a key role in leading advancements in hospitals, educational institutions, public policy organizations, pharmaceutical companies, and other health-related settings.

    Learn more about the PhD in Nursing program.

  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

    The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program offers a range of specializations in the most critical areas of nursing today, including Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Leadership and Management, Nursing Education, Nursing Informatics, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner

    Accredited by the CCNE, the graduate degree curriculum can provide you with the tools you need to teach others, influence the quality of patient care, and gain autonomy in your career.

    Learn more about the MSN program.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) Completion Program

    The earnings gap between those with their RN diploma and those with a BSN degree is growing, according to the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics. With a Walden RN-to-BSN program, you can enhance your knowledge, gain specialized skills, and qualify for new nursing opportunities.

    Learn more about the RN-BSN program.


More About Our Online Nursing Programs

  • Tuition and Financial Aid

    Tuition and fees vary by degree program because programs at Walden are tailored to the specific needs of professionals in each field.

    For more information about our nursing degree programs, financial aid, tuition, and scholarships, request free information or call one of our enrollment advisors.

    Manage your school expenses with:

    • Convenient monthly payment plans that allow you to pay tuition in installments.
    • Multiple payment plan options, including some that can be combined with school loan programs (if available in your country of residence).
    • No-interest payments, which may eliminate your need for loans.
  • Transfer Credits

    You may be eligible to receive credit towards your nursing program, to earn your degree faster. An enrollment advisor will work with you to identify what credit you can receive based on work experience, prior education, life experiences, and more. 

    • First we will help you obtain transcripts from any previous institution you have attended.
    • Then, we will carefully review your previous coursework to maximize the amount of credits we can apply to your Walden program of study.
    • Lastly, you will receive a transfer credit pre-evaluation within three business days, including a summary of the courses that have been accepted for transfer.

Why Study Nursing at Walden?

  • High-Quality Programs

    Our online degree programs give you the cutting-edge skills needed to excel in today’s workplace.

  • Learn From Experts

    Walden faculty members are scholars, researchers, and distinguished leaders in their industries.

  • Exceptional Student Support

    Our support services are what sets us apart, designed specifically for the adult online learner.

*Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C. 20036, 1-202-887-6791.



“The knowledge, the faculty, and my colleagues at Walden made me a well-rounded scholar.”

Cynthia Hickman | Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Graduate