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Turn your compassion into a lifelong career at a premier nursing program in the region.

Nursing students studying in our simulation lab

As a student in the Department of Nursing, you'll be well-rounded and capable of providing ethical and scientific care-giving with multi-cultural patients, experiencing diverse health concerns, in a variety of health care settings.

The undergraduate nursing program offers a curriculum sequence for students wishing to pursue a career in professional nursing. Additionally, curriculum sequences are provided for the Licensed Practical Nurse, the RN seeking a BSN degree, and the individual with a degree who is interested in obtaining a BSN as a second degree.

Our program recently scored a 93.75% NCLEX pass rate for the third quarter.

Explore our programs

Nursing Program

As a student in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, you'll study a generalist curriculum that will prepare you for a multitude of nursing careers in the healthcare field.


This program is designed for those holding a Licensed Practicing Nurse degree to upgrade to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Nursing as a Second Degree

This program is designed to allow second-degree students to complete the Nursing degree requirements in 3 semesters and 2 summers.


As a licensed RN, you can get your Bachelor of Science in Nursing in as little as three semesters and, if you choose, completely online.

Master of Science in Nursing

Enhance your own professional values and be ready to assume a leadership role as a nurse educator, nurse administrator, or informatics nurse.

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Develop sophisticated skills in highly desired areas of leadership and become prepared to serve in a variety of high-level positions, with a flexible program schedule.

The WU advantage

High academic standards

You'll study in a program that adheres to high academic standards and has incredible program outcomes. You'll develop critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Get early experience

You'll be in a clinical setting as early as your sophomore year. You can also apply what you've learned in our state-of-the-art simulation laboratory.

Unique experiences

You can serve locally with our community health partners, join the Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania, and WU’s chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, the international nursing honorary.

CCNE Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, the master's degree program in nursing, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Waynesburg University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC, 20001, 202-887-6791.

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