The School of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in three program tracks (traditional undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and RN to BS).  Undergraduate nursing curriculum prepares students for entry-level professional nursing practice.  This level of education is based on core knowledge and clinical competency applied through a unique blend of critical thinking, caring, competence, communication, and collaboration. 

The School of Nursing offers a Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) degree with a major in Healthcare Leadership in three concentrations: Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), and Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP). The DNP degree is also offered as a post-graduate option for nurses with master's degrees in nursing and related disciplines. The mission of the Department of Graduate Nursing is to prepare nurse practitioners to provide quality, evidence-based care to improve the health care outcomes of individuals, families, communities and populations, particularly in rural and underserved areas.