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Offered: On Campus Apply

The Department of Nursing is committed to providing exceptional undergraduate and graduate nursing programs taught by professor-mentors in a dynamic learning community. Since launching our first nursing program in 2006, we have been a center of excellence in Christian nursing education that integrates our University values of truth, virtue and service. Vanguard Nursing Program alumni leave committed to compassionate, holistic patient care – mind, body and spirit.

BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) Pre-Licensure

This program is for freshman and transfer students who need to complete prerequisite courses or may be ready to apply to the Nursing major but are not licensed nurses. Following completion of the bachelor’s program, these students will sit for the NCLEX-RN exam to become licensed nurses.

RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing)

This program is for licensed nurses or students currently enrolled in an ADN (Associate Degree in Nursing) dual enrollment program at another institution who seek to complete a bachelor’s degree. Beginning fall 2019, this program will be offered in two formats: on campus or online.

MSN (Master of Science in Nursing)

This program is for registered nurses with a bachelor’s degree who seek to complete a master’s degree.

CNS (Clinical Nurse Specialist) Post-Master's Certificate

This 20-unit certificate is for licensed nurses who already completed a master’s degree who seek additional education for the professional role of an Adult-Gerontology CNS.