Welcome to FHSU Nursing!

The Fort Hays State University Department of Nursing has courses and programs designed to meet your diverse learning needs in a student centered learning environment. Our excellent programs are approved by the state of Kansas and fully accredited by the Collegiate Commission on Nursing Education. The baccalaureate degree in nursing/master's degree in nursing and/or post-graduate Nurse Educator and Nurse Administrator certificate programs at Fort Hays State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).

The Department of Nursing BSN and MSN programs incorporate high-technology in a student friendly environment. Nursing courses are delivered with an emphasis on the use of the internet for student learning in our on campus program, and through the delivery of internet courses off campus through the Virtual College. Our programs of study lead to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or a Master of Science in Nursing degree. We also offer post-masters certification in nursing administration, nursing education, and Doctorate of Nursing Practice. Our MSN curriculum incorporates new courses in healthcare systems and foundations for advanced nursing, evidence-based practice, as well as more emphasis on ethical and legal issues that impact our practice.  Check out our new DNP program.

As a student in our department, you will interact with a core of well qualified faculty who are eager to share rich clinical and nursing experiences with you in courses with small class sizes. You will also have the opportunity to develop networks and lasting friendships with your fellow learners through nursing student organizations.

We also offer the RN to BSN (On-Line) to students at a distance. Please check out the "New" RN to BSN Forgivable Loan application available to RN students seeking a BSN.

We welcome your interest in the Department of Nursing and encourage you to enter one of our academic programs in this exciting and challenging field.

 The RN to BSN program, MSN programs, and DNP program are all online. These programs do not meet the requirements for International students who require on campus courses.

Chair and Associate Professor of Nursing


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