Degree programs in the School of Nursing
New BSN to DNP specializations available Fall 2023!
We're proud to announce that our DNP program now offers Nurse Executive Clinical Nurse Leadership and Clinical Education Leadership specializations.
Preparing Nevada's nurses
Founded in 1956, the Orvis School of Nursing (OSN) is the oldest school of nursing in the state and committed to serving the healthcare needs of the people of Nevada through excellence in teaching, research and service.
Meet the faculty
Our nursing faculty have hundreds of years of combined experience in nursing education and professional health care. Learn more about our faculty members today.
Resources for students
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News from the Orvis School of Nursing
Orvis School of Nursing has celebrated Northern Nevada Pride for another year, participating in the parade and festival
Organizational Resilience in partnership with Orvis School of Nursing and the School of Public Health have delivered disaster management training to health students.
Orvis School of Nursing has welcomed a team from Uganda School of Nursing, Bwindi and Bwindi Community Hospital as part of an international partnership focused on the sharing of knowledge and experiences.
The baccalaureate degree programs in nursing, master's degree programs in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice programs, and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at the University of Nevada, Reno Orvis School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.