School Of Nursing Online

Why Choose Liberty University’s School of Nursing?

If you want to help people heal and live healthier lives, nursing may be the field for you! The need for registered nurses is expected to grow by 7% from 2019 to 2029.* This growth is higher than many other occupations. Liberty University seeks to prepare practicing nurses to meet this need by teaching advanced skills with Christian principles.

Our nursing programs are designed to help registered nurses advance their careers and become Champions for Christ in their field. Liberty strives to produce well-rounded nurses who represent the best of Christian service in their calling to help people. Become a part of Liberty’s mission today!

With Liberty University, being a busy professional doesn’t mean you have to give up furthering your career. Our RN to BSN program is 100% online, allowing you to devote time to your family, career, and community while you earn your degree. If you already have a bachelor’s degree, we offer graduate and doctoral programs that will give you a flexible and affordable way to further your career with advanced skills and training. We have the resources, flexibility, and academic quality to give you the training you need!

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, at Registered Nurses (viewed online July 19, 2021). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.

At this time, our School of Nursing programs are limited in certain states. Please view the licensure/certification requirements for your state. International students can contact the School of Nursing for questions about admission to their specific degree of interest.

Receive Undergraduate Nursing Credit for RN Licensure

With an RN license, you will receive a minimum of 39 hours of undergraduate transfer credit with no challenge tests so that you can finish your degree faster! You can also take advantage of our reduced tuition rate of $330 per credit hour for both part and full-time, making your education more affordable!

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School of Nursing Programs

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

RN to BSN to MSN Accelerated Program

Dual Degree Programs

Executive Certificates

Postgraduate Certificate

Doctoral Programs


What’s Special About the School of Nursing?

  • Liberty’s RN-BSN, RN-BSN – Global Studies, and the RN-BSN-MSN program tracks have a reduced tuition rate of $330 per credit hour for part or full-time.
  • The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and the postgraduate APRN certificate program at Liberty University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
  • Liberty University’s School of Nursing is a proud member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. For more information, please see the Psi Delta Chapter.
  • You have the opportunity to pursue dual nursing degrees at the master’s level. Speak with an admissions counselor for more information!
  • Our online nursing degree programs are approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.

What Are the Benefits of an Online Degree from Liberty University?

Our online degree programs offer students great benefits:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among Niche.com’s top 10 online schools in America. Earning your online degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.

  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 6 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • With an RN license, you will receive a minimum of 39 hours of undergraduate transfer credit with no challenge tests so that you can finish your degree faster!
  • We offer 8-week courses with 8 different start dates each year and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences).

Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:  

Undergraduate Military Benefits

Graduate Military Benefits

Doctoral Military Benefits

Learn more about meeting requirements for licensure or certification in your state.