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The Department of Nursing inspires students to dedicate themselves to service, leadership, critical self-reflection and life-long learning in the Spirit of Franciscan values. 

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    • Completely online nursing programs
    • Nursing simulation technology
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    • All nursing programs are accredited
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    • The BSN program is rated #1 in the nation, with nursing students achieving a 100% pass rate on NCLEX-RN exam 6 years in a row.

    • Three online, robust graduate tracks are available in MSN Leadership Education, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), and Post-Master's FNP

    • Students use the new Experiential Learning Commons allowing them to work hands-on with simulated patients that bleed, take seizures, and even give birth.

    • Students receive an assigned faculty advisor throughout program. Planned online and face-to-face meetings ensure students have every opportunity to succeed.

    • Interprofessional Education - Nursing students practice working interdisciplinary alongside other majors, just as they will in real-life scenarios.

    • SFU nursing programs are highly regarded by industry professionals, and are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

    • Franciscan values are embedded into the curriculum, ensuring we graduate caring, ethical nurses.

  • Online RN-BSN-MSN

    Online RN-BSN-MSN

    • Online curriculum with clinical components  
    • Earn your BSN in as little as 11 months
    • Transfer up to 98 credits toward your degree
    • Get a head start on your MSN in Leadership/Education while completing your MSN-at BSN tuition rates
    • Tuition discounts may be available 

    Online RN-BSN-MSN

  • Graduate Nursing

    Graduate Nursing at SFU

    • 100% online
    • No GRE or GMAT required
    • Three tracks: MSN Leadership Education, FNP, and Post-Master's FNP
    • Assigned faculty advisor throughout program; Planned online and face-to-face meetings where advisors, faculty, and preceptors work closely with each individual student
    • Franciscan values ensure we graduate caring, ethical nurses
    • Residency days

    Graduate Nursing

  • Flash Facts

    > You'll receive a faculty adviser on Day 1 who assists you throughout your entire SFU career
    > Online
    programs available
    > Multiple tracks and concentrations help you meet your evolving career goals
    > Ethics and Franciscan values are embedded into every curriculum