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Nursing is the foundational preparation for professional nursing practice and leadership positions in nursing. After completing the program, the graduate is qualified for nursing positions in public health agencies, schools, hospitals and other health-care settings.

The baccalaureate, master's and doctor of nursing practice degree programs offered by the University of Nevada, Reno, Orvis School of Nursing are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and fully approved by the Nevada State Board of Nursing (NSBN).

Related Degrees and Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing: The bachelor's degree program is the basic preparation for professional nursing practice and leadership positions in nursing. After completing the program and passing the RN-NCLEX, the graduate is qualified for nursing positions in public health agencies, schools, hospitals and other health-care agencies.
  • RN/Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Whether you want to complete your Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing to advance your education, expand your skills or open up new career opportunities, the University of Nevada, Reno RN-BSN program is designed to meet the needs of the working professional nurse.
  • Master of Science in Nursing: The purpose of graduate education at the MSN level is to prepare registered nurses for advanced practice, educator, and leadership positions in health care.
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice: The Doctor of Nursing Practice degree is designed to be a terminal practice degree for clinically practicing nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and nursing leaders in health care organizations.
  • Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Public Health: Admission requirements to the program include those set by both programs, i.e. 3.0 GPA or higher in the undergraduate degree program and submission of GRE scores.
  • Advanced Graduate Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner: This program prepares nurses who already possess a master's or doctoral degree to be a Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Advanced Graduate Certificate Clinical Nurse Leader: This program prepares nurses who already possess a master's or doctoral degree to be a Clinical Nurse Leader.
  • Advanced Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education: This program prepares nurses who already possess a master's or doctoral degree to be a nurse educator.

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Phone(775) 784-6841
Fax(775) 784-4262
Location Pennington Health Sciences Building
Address 1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno,  NV  89557-0134
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University of Nevada, Reno
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Reno,  NV  89557-

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