• Believe It: Students have a 93% first-time pass rate on the Nursing State Board Exam (NCLEX-RN).

  • Program Overview


    The purpose of the professional nursing program is to prepare students for entry into professional practice and provide an academic foundation for graduate study. The community-based baccalaureate program provides competencies, knowledge, values and roles that prepare professional nurses to provide safe, high quality care to diverse populations, in and across all environments. The program also prepares students for advanced study and to value life-long learning. The baccalaureate program in Nursing provides for a balanced study of natural and social sciences in addition to humanities within the content of professional education to promote critical thinking, effective communication, caring, respect, and concern for individuals, groups, and communities. 

    Program Options

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    • RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Online (RN-BSN GOLD)
    • Master of Science in Nursing (RN-MSN Option)
    • School Nurse Certification (Post Baccalaureate Certificate)

    Liberal Studies Core

    The Liberal Studies Core Curriculum is one reflection of Gannon University's commitment to its Catholic identity. The Core's design offers students a defined, integrated, shared experience as the foundation for their undergraduate program.