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Nursing Academic Programs

The W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing offers undergraduate and graduate programs for RNs interested in professional advancement and continuing education and an accelerated, second degree program for those who possess a non-nursing bachelor’s degree who want to enter the profession as a registered nurse.

Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN

BSNAFor those who possess a non-nursing bachelor’s degree who want to become RNs.

Learn more about our campus-based Accelerated BSN program


RN-BSNFor RNs interested in earning the BSN and preparing for graduate-level study.

Learn more about our RN to BSN program

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

MSNFor RNs with a BSN who are interested in becoming nurse educators, nurse leaders or informatics specialists.

Learn more about our Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

DNPFor RNs with a BSN and a master's degree who are interested in systems-level leadership.

Learn more about our Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program

CCNEThe baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, and doctor of nursing practice program at Thomas Edison State 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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