Nylen School of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing 

 The Nylen School of Nursing provides you with undergraduate and graduate level coursework accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing. This flexible, hands-on program unites theory and practice in the classroom, high fidelity simulation center, and expansive clinical experiences. You will be provided with excellent preparation for the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX RN) and learning opportunities to become a caring nursing professional. This BSN program is designed for a student seeking a traditional four-year college experience.


Online RN to BSN 

Morningside’s online RN to BSN program is designed so you can continue both your education and professional work. It can be completed in as little as one year (three terms), or you can build an individualized plan of study to complete coursework at the speed that works best for you. It's ideal for a student who has already earned an associate's degree in nursing.

An added advantage of Morningside’s program is the option to take your education even further. The Morningside Nylen School of Nursing offers both online Master of Science in Nursing and online Doctor of Nursing Practice options.


Graduate Nursing: Master of Science in Nursing

Expand your understanding and nursing knowledge, gain important leadership skills, and reach your desired level of practice through our Master of Science in Nursing options. This degree prepares you for the next steps in your medical career through three track options:

We also offer multiple certificate options for students who are both post-bachelor’s degree and post-master’s degree. 


Doctor of Nursing Practice – DNP

Build upon your bachelor’s and master’s degrees through the Nylen School of Nursing’s doctoral program, the first doctoral program offered at Morningside. This program will allow you to reach the pinnacle of your nursing education with two distinct tracks options for BSN to DNP or MSN to DNP.