Our online nursing degree programs help you elevate from RN to prepare for new career opportunities. Learn the theory and practice of contemporary nursing and how to apply your skills to the quality and safety of patient care.
Learn more about the online bachelor's, master's and doctoral nursing degrees at University of Phoenix.
Whether you’re interested in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), you can take one nursing degree online course at a time to help you balance real life and school life. You can also enroll in our Nursing Bridge Program, which is designed for RNs who have a bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field, to help working nurses more quickly earn their MSN — in turn, saving time and money.
When you transfer 87 credits from your Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) as part of the 3 + 1 Transfer Pathway Program, you can complete our Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing in as little as 14 months.
Affordable, fixed tuition
We’ve lowered tuition and locked it in for the duration of your online nursing degree program. So, you can count on your tuition to be as dependable as your education.
Accreditation that matters
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice at University of Phoenix are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education , 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
There are multiple types of nurses including Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), and Registered Nurses (RNs). All have various specialties and require different training and licensing for their specific fields.
RNs are professional nurses who have direct responsibility for patients within medical practice supervision. They perform patient assessment, develop nursing diagnoses, create plans of care, implement the care plan, and continuously evaluate the patient’s response to the plan.
After becoming an RN, some decide to further their education. That’s where the University of Phoenix comes in.
We offer various levels of advanced nursing degrees for a student with an RN:
While widely available, not all nursing degree programs or courses are available in all locations. Please check with a University enrollment representative.
Here’s how long it can take to complete post-licensure, graduate and doctoral programs for RNs (with active and unencumbered licenses):
Yes! You can take all our nursing programs online.
There are a lot of helpful and informative nursing resources for potential students. Here are just a few:
Nurses with advanced degrees can contribute in innovative ways. They can also be educationally prepared to pursue new opportunities in the areas of leadership, systems thinking, evidence-based practice, health policy and teamwork.
*While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.