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Department of Nursing
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Stroup Hall 120B
Phone: 785-628-4256
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Academic Programs in Nursing

***Admission to programs does not guarantee progression or graduation.  Refer to the appropriate handbook (Found under Student Resources Tab) for additional information regarding admission, progression, completion and other topics.

Undergraduate Nursing Degrees and Programs
Graduate Nursing Degrees and Programs
Post-graduate Nursing Certificate Programs
Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

Undergraduate Degrees & Programs in Nursing

Perhaps you've always dreamed about becoming a nurse. You want to make a difference. You realize that health care is a big part of people's lives, and you want to help people become well, live better and even die with dignity.

Nursing is a well-respected and well-paying career, and one where the opportunities have never been better. You can choose to work virtually anywhere, from a small rural clinic to a large urban hospital. Find your niche in a variety of specialties - Emergency Room, Pediatrics, Obstetrics, and Intensive Care, school nursing, cardiac, and many more.

Explore the undergraduate nursing degrees and programs below, and please contact us if you have any questions.

Applying to Undergraduate Nursing Programs
FHSU Office of Admissions

Traditional On Campus Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Traditional BSN (On-Campus)

RN to BSN Online RN to BSN

RN to BSN (On-line)

Graduate Degrees & Programs in Nursing

You have achieved all that you can with a BSN and now you want to accomplish more. A graduate degree in nursing prepares you to use the knowledge that you have gained through experience and your former education to build an expertise in a specific area of nursing. Dialog with other nurses across the country and around the world to learn how to best solve today's nursing challenges. Move from a face-to-face linear project solving process to an interactive, technologically driven format, which is essential for success in today's workplace.

Find out more about our specialty areas by clicking on the links below. When you enroll in your first class you will receive a more detailed orientation to the program.

Please note: We are transitioning to a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program and we are no longer accepting applications for the Master level Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program. We are only accepting applications into the DNP level FNP program. Please watch our website closely as we will update it with a new admission process for the DNP when available. We look forward to serving you as you continue your education.

Information about Graduate Nursing Degrees and Programs

Masters Degrees in Nursing

Nursing Administration (PDF)
Nursing Education(PDF)

Post Masters Nursing Certificates

A Post-Master's Certificate in Nursing Administration or Nursing Education can enhance your knowledge base or employment opportunities.

Nursing Administration
Nursing Education

Steps for International Student MSN Application

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

The DNP graduate is prepared to work in a variety of health care settings as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). DNP students assume key leadership roles and participate in executive decision making processes for best patient care outcomes.

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

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