Welcome to NDSU School of Nursing

High impact. High reward. What nurses do every day can make a difference for patients, families and their communities.  NDSU School of Nursing helps you prepare for your future. Nursing careers offer opportunity, flexibility, and many options to help make an impact in your profession. The mission of the School of Nursing is to advance nursing knowledge and develop dynamic nurse leaders who improve the health of all people, emphasizing underserved, rural, and diverse populations. The nursing curriculum prepares professional nurses by providing a sound educational base for practice, graduate study, professional development, and professional and civic responsibility. The nursing program serves as a resource for society through consultation, collaboration, advocacy, and scholarship.

NDSU School of Nursing offers programs to part- and full-time students, working professionals and those seeking online educational opportunities.


Gear up for Giving Day

“If a donor was sitting across from me, I’d probably given them a hug…I’m so grateful,” says nutrition sciences student Azalea Benjamin who’s received scholarships from generous donors. Your gift to the College of Health and Human Sciences on NDSU Giving Day on November 28 makes a difference in the lives of students and beyond.Learn how you can make a lasting impact.

Find the program that fits

Visit our Degrees & Programs page to choose your path today.

One program, two sites

Find out more about the School of Nursing and our two academic sites.

On campus and online

NDSU nursing offers programs to part- and full-time students, working professionals and those seeking online educational opportunities.

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Photo of NDSU Nursing and Pharmacy students working in a Simulation Lab with a manikin that is experiencing code blue, as their professors watch and record from control room

NDSU’s state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Lab provides students in healthcare fields with the type of patient experiences they’ll encounter in their real-world clinical settings.

Gail Gores, a…

Photo of NDSU Accelerated BSN students in group wearing their white medical coats while standing on a stage at a ceremony.

The new Accelerated BSN program at NDSU includes students with rich backgrounds in helping others. The post-baccalaureate program at NDSU School of Nursing at Sanford Health in Bismarck is designed…

PHoto of a poster with Stop the Bleed class participants

A partnership with the NDSU family nurse practitioner program and NDSU Extension will bring training to residents across the state. A three-year grant of $349,018 from the U.S. Department of…

Photo of NDSU Nursing faculty member Trish Strom in the classroom.
As someone who goes above and beyond to share ideas and support others, Trish Strom, assistant professor of practice in the NDSU School of Nursing, is being recognized for her efforts with the…

Photo of NDSU Nurse Practitioner graduate Natalie Carriveau interacting with a person in a clinical exam room

The School of Nursing at North Dakota State University was awarded a four-year, $2.3 million federal grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. The award will enhance NDSU’s…

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