Welcome to Nursing

Turn your passion for healthcare into a career at the JoAnne Gay Dishman School of Nursing. Whether you want to earn your B.S.N., become a registered nurse, or further your current career with an M.S.N. graduate degree, the Dishman School of Nursing can help you achieve your goals through a variety of degree tracks and research opportunities. 


Our Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a four-year degree program designed to prepare professionals to meet community and state needs for nurses who can assume leadership in the delivery of health care.


Our online M.S.N. degree has ranked in the top twenty the last two years by U.S. News and World Report. You can specialize at the M.S.N. level in either Nursing Administration or Nursing Education.

Degree Tracks for Registered Nurses

Already an R.N. and interested in pursuing your Bachelor's or Master's Degree? The flexible online R.N.-B.S.N. track and online R.N.-M.S.N. track are designed for the career-oriented registered nurse seeking a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) or Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) degree. For these tracks, you must be a registered nurse (R.N.) with an active unencumbered nursing license. 


Gain extensive experience in the advanced Simulation Program through the High-Fidelity Simulation Lab and two Low-Fidelity Clinical Skills Simulation Labs.