Realize your potential to make a lasting difference in nursing. In the Walden University School of Nursing, you’ll advance your career on your own terms. For access to the most current thinking and best practices, choose from our CCNE-accredited bachelor’s degree completion program for registered nurses (BSN), CCNE-accredited Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), CCNE-accredited Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), PhD in Nursing, or a post-master’s certificate in nursing.   

Gain real-world skills, learn from nationally recognized experts, and collaborate with students across the U.S.


The School of Nursing envisions recognition as a preeminent 21st-century school of nursing in which the contributions of nursing, health, and related sciences will transform the provision of nursing services along the continuum of care and across the human life span to meet the needs of individuals and local and global communities.


The School of Nursing provides academically rigorous and culturally and contextually relevant educational programs, based in the scholar-practitioner model, for a diverse array of nursing professionals seeking enhancement of critical thinking skills, abilities to select and implement evidence-based practices, and core and specialty nursing knowledge in order to transform society.

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Walden’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Completion program, Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program, and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036. CCNE is a national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and ensures the quality and integrity of bachelor’s and graduate education programs in preparing effective nurses. For students, accreditation signifies program innovation and continuous self-assessment.