Nursing is one of the most in-demand professions in the country. Ball State has numerous options to open the door to a great career, whether you’re seeking to enter the field as a new nurse or further your career after years caring for others.

Bachelor's
Nursing - Academic Programs

Regular Nursing Program

On Campus

Whether your career goals include working in a hospital after graduation, pursuing graduate studies to become a family nurse practitioner, or moving on to doctoral work, Ball State’s major in nursing will put you on the road to success. Learn more.
Nursing - Academic Programs

Degree in 3 Nursing Program

On Campus

Ball State offers this accelerated track for nursing majors, allowing students to complete their degree in three years rather than four. Learn more.
Nursing - Academic Programs

Second Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing

On Campus

Are you looking for a condensed, accelerated pathway to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing? Ball State’s two-year track program allows you to graduate in just 19 months fully prepared for licensing as a medical professional. Learn more.
Nursing - Academic Programs

LPN to BS Nursing Program

On Campus

If you’re already a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and want to take the next step to become a Registered Nurse (RN), then Ball State has the perfect pathway for you. Our LPN to BS track allows you to apply your existing experience toward completing your bachelor’s degree in nursing. Learn more.
Nursing - Academic Programs

RN to BS Nursing Program

Online

If you are already a Registered Nurse and would like to complete a bachelor’s degree, consider our concentration as an accelerated path. Offered entirely online, this program offers flexible course delivery with the same quality instruction offered on campus. Learn more.

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Master of Science (MS) in Nursing

Online

Get more out of your career with an MS that offers concentrations as a nurse educator, nurse administrator, or family nurse practitioner. The program also offers an RN to MS option for students with an associate degree in nursing and a bachelor's degree outside the nursing field. Learn more.

Nursing - Academic Programs

Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing

Online

Build upon your existing master's degree in nursing with an added specialization in our all-online certificate program. Certificate options include: Nurse Educator and Family Nurse Practitioner. Learn more.