For more than 40 years, the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions has prepared students to fill evolving healthcare roles as qualified professionals educated in direct care, management, health education and administration. Grand Canyon University’s (GCU) College of Nursing and Health Care Professions’ online nursing programs were ranked the third most well-attended nursing program nationwide in 2023 by College Factual.1 We strive to help prepare tomorrow’s healthcare leaders.
Through the use of in-person and online environments, and by applying science, health and nursing theories, GCU’s nursing programs work to advance critical thinking, professionalism, accountability and ethical decision-making. This is all fulfilled within our Christian identity and mission, known as One Foundation.
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Part of why GCU’s nursing programs ranked among the top three most well-attended nationwide in 2023 by College Factual is because GCU offers a wide range of programs.1 Options range from pre-licensure and post-licensure BSN nursing programs, bridge pathways to a BSN or MSN, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). We offer a variety of online nursing programs,3 undergraduate and graduate healthcare degrees that can help you position yourself to potentially lead in your field. Explore GCU’s nursing, healthcare and athletic training degrees to learn more.
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Minors Offer Advantages
If you are a traditional campus student who would like to add another credential to your primary degree, consider adding a minor to your program.
1 College Factual. (n.d.). 2023 Most Well Attended Nursing Major. Retrieved Oct. 27, 2023.
2 Cannot be used in conjunction with other GCU scholarships or awards.
3 While all courses are completed online, you will need to attend clinical, practicum and immersion hours in person locally.
4 Arizona State Board of Nursing. (n.d.). Arizona NCLEX Pass Rates. Retrieved Oct. 27, 2023.
5 Earn your BSN and MSN in as little as 2.5 years. Transfer of 90 credits that apply to your degree, and continuous enrollment required.
6 Based on location, applicants must transfer a minimum of 60 of the required 123 credits, or have completed a baccalaureate degree, and complete nine prerequisite courses/labs and 10 general education courses prior to starting the core nursing courses which can be completed in 16 months.