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Are you an RN ready to do more? Advance your knowledge, skills, and career at Walden—the leader in graduate nursing education the U.S.1 When you choose Walden, you will:

  • Join a community of mission-driven nurses.
  • Learn from world-renowned faculty.
  • Benefit from state-of-the-art classroom tools.

Accreditation

CCNE

Walden’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.ccneaccreditation.org).

What Is the Best Path to My Nursing Degree?

No matter where you want to take your nursing career, you’ll find a path forward at Walden. Let us help you identify the degree that best aligns with your goals.

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

Choose the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree if you are a registered nurse (RN) looking to hone your skills and gain a credential that sets you apart. A BSN also serves as a bridge to an advanced nursing degree.

RN-BSN (Course-Based or Competency-Based)

Choose this track if you are a registered nurse (RN) and want to earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.

RN-BSN-Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM)

This track allows you to take MSN courses as an undergraduate. These credits will be eligible for transfer to an MSN program once you complete your BSN.

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Choose the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree if you aspire to seek certification as a nurse practitioner (NP) or if you want to pursue an MSN in a specialty practice area such as education, leadership, public health, or informatics.

RN to MSN

Choose this track if you are a registered nurse (RN) entering the MSN program with a hospital diploma or an associate degree in nursing (ADN).

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Choose the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree if you aspire to seek certification as a nurse practitioner (NP) or if you want to pursue a specialty practice degree in areas such as education, leadership, public health, or informatics.

BSN to MSN

Choose this track if you are a registered nurse (RN) entering the MSN program and have already earned your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.

Nursing Doctoral Programs

Our academically rigorous and culturally relevant online doctoral programs in nursing prepare you to improve the quality of patients’ lives, communities, and healthcare institutions.

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Choose the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree if you want to strengthen your advanced nursing practice, augment healthcare delivery, and improve patient outcomes.

PhD in Nursing

Choose the PhD in Nursing degree if you want to help shape the future of healthcare as a nurse researcher, educator, or policy maker.

  • Education
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Interdisciplinary Health
  • Leadership
  • Population Health
  • Bridge Option for Students With a DNP

Post-Master's Nursing Certificates

Choose a post-master’s certificate if you have a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree and want to boost your professional skills and enhance your career.

  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nurse Executive

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More About Our Nursing Programs

Manage your education expenses with:

  • Convenient monthly payment plans that allow you to pay tuition in installments with no interest.*
  • Multiple payment plan options, including some that can be combined with school loan programs (if available in your country of residence).*
*Additional conditions may apply. Some payment plans are offered through third-party services. Contact your enrollment specialist for details.

You may be eligible to receive transfer credit toward your program, enabling you to earn your degree faster. An enrollment specialist will work with you to identify what credit you can transfer based on your 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 number of credits we can apply toward your Walden program of study.
  • You will receive a transfer credit pre-evaluation within three business days, including a summary of the courses eligible for transfer.
Let us help support you on your educational journey. We offer students millions in total tuition savings annually. Contact one of our enrollment specialists at 855-203-5779 to learn more.

Why study Nursing at Walden?

Cynthia Hickman

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

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

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) IPEDS database. Retrieved July 2017, using CIP codes 51.3801 (Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse); 51.3808 (Nursing Science); 51.3818 (Nursing Practice). Includes 2016 preliminary data.