Online Nursing Programs and Nursing Degrees
Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Online Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Programs
Online Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse (LVN/LPN) Programs
Online Associate Degree of Nursing (ADN) Programs
Online Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) Programs
Online Registered Nurse (RN) Programs
Online Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN) Programs
Online Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Programs
Online Nurse Practitioner (NP) Programs
Online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Programs
Accelerated Nursing Programs Online
Dual Nursing Programs Online
Online Bridge Programs
Choosing an Online Nursing Program
Yes. Online nursing degrees are widely respected and accepted by employers. Most online programs only differ from their in-person counterparts because of the mode of delivery—so, you can expect the coursework to be the same. However, the credibility of programs can vary depending on the type you enroll in. Most states require a degree from an accredited program for state licensure, so be sure to verify the program you choose.
Yes, there are programs that allow you to complete 100% of the academic coursework online. However, you will still have to complete clinical field requirements at a hospital or location close to you.
Yes. Whether you aim to be an LPN, an RN or a more advanced nurse, you can earn your degree through an online program if you complete all coursework—including clinical hours—and pass the relevant nursing exam issue by your state’s board of nursing.
You may, depending on the requirements of the school. Online program requirements vary by school, so be sure to look into them carefully.
For some programs it may be possible, particularly if you enroll in an accelerated program. Even then, online programs are usually completed in the same timeframe as their on-campus equivalents.
Every class is different and it will depend on what type of program you enroll in. Some days you may be watching a lecture and answering discussion questions, while on other days you may be receiving clinical instruction in the hospital.