RNs, Earn Your Nursing Degree Online1 From GCU

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GCU's Online1 Nursing Degrees Can Prepare You To Take the Next Step in Healthcare

In as little as 14 months, RNs can prepare to advance in the field of nursing by enrolling in the RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program at Grand Canyon University.4 Offered through the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, our online nursing degrees are designed to help you foster best practices and patient care.

Prepare to serve others as future leaders within the healthcare field by choosing from a variety of undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. By choosing one of our online nursing programs, you can position yourself to potentially prepare to advance in your healthcare career while enjoying the flexibility online learning offers to fit within any schedule.

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  • Earn your RN to BSN in as little as 14 months4

  • Classwork is online with practicum capstone hours accomplished in your local area

  • GCU's College of Nursing and Health Care Professions has an over 40-year tradition of preparing students in nursing and healthcare roles

  • Multiple online bachelor's and master's in nursing degrees to choose from

Why Choose GCU for Your Nursing Degree?

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Grand Canyon University

GCU is a private Christian university. We are dedicated to helping our students potentially change their lives for the better through education. Our knowledgeable faculty and staff will be with you every step of the way to help you reach your goals.

Competitive, affordable tuition rate so that furthering education is within reach for all2

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Online courses offer flexibility and convenience for working professionals and students with busy schedules

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GCU has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1968

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Over 255,500 alumni3

Can I complete a nursing degree fully online1?

While most classwork is completed online, all nursing degrees require some form of direct clinical experience or practicum that allows students to demonstrate achievement of clinical competency at the baccalaureate or master’s levels that must be completed in person.

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College of Nursing and Health Care Professions Mission

The mission of the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions is to prepare competent, compassionate professionals empowered to promote health, wellness, safety and quality care for all. This mission is supported by academically rigorous programs built upon a strong foundation of liberal arts education and evidence-based practice that reflect missional, Christ-centered Christian values and a global worldview — catalysts for human flourishing.

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If you are a registered nurse with an associate degree or diploma certificate in nursing, Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) online program can prepare you for expanding professional roles in the healthcare system of tomorrow. Obtaining your BSN degree can position you to broaden your understanding of best practices in nursing, can prepare you for graduate study and help you equip yourself for possible leadership positions in which increasing levels of education are expected.

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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Registered nurses can develop expertise in a key area of nursing by continuing their education and enhancing their skills through one of GCU’s online master’s in nursing programs. These graduate nursing programs can help you grow, serve and lead at higher levels in the field of nursing.

Fine-tune your nursing skills with a 
Master of Science in Nursing in a variety of emphases:

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Online1 Nursing Degrees at Grand Canyon University

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GCU offers a variety of online nursing degree programs. Our online courses offer a curriculum developed so that you receive the well-rounded education you need to help position yourself for possible career advancement. Backed by the legacy of our traditional campus, GCU is an accredited university with dynamic academic programs, informed by industry and student learning outcomes.

Over 85,500 fall 2022 online students6

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I knew as soon as I graduated with a BSN in nursing that I would continue to advance in nursing by one day returning to school. Grand Canyon University’s program provides me with the flexibility to continue to work in a career I love while pursuing an advanced degree. I am able to complete classes by having the hybrid online and in-classroom experience. I look forward to the challenges and experience this next year will provide in bringing me one step closer to my degree.

Irma Crawford
GCU Alum | BSN, MSN/MBA Dual Degree

  • MBA and MSN: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems (Dual Degree)

  • MSN with an Emphasis in Health Care Quality & Patient Safety

  • MSN with an Emphasis in Health Informatics

  • MSN with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems

  • MSN with an Emphasis in Nursing Education

  • MSN with an Emphasis in Public Health Nursing

  • MSN: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP)
    Program available in Arizona, Nevada, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina

  • MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
    Program available in Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico, Florida

RNs, Earn Your Nursing Degree Online1 From GCU

Grand Canyon University is dedicated to helping students change their lives.

Most Online Classes Starting Weekly

Grand Canyon University's online1 programs offer flexibility, providing a quality education to help you navigate today's complex world.

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Take most classes online (clinical, practicum and immersion hours completed locally).

Based on the 2021-22 academic year, GCU’s private Christian tuition is 47% more affordable than the average out-of-state tuition of Arizona’s three state universities. 


The entire program requires 120 credits.

Earn your BSN and MSN in as little as 2.5 years. Transfer up to 90 credits that apply to your degree, and continuous enrollment required.

Includes students who have participated in an online class in August or September 2022 and does not include students in a cohort program.