Online Nursing Programs An online nursing school that’s designed with your success in mind.

If you want to help people heal and live healthier lives, nursing may be the field for you! Registered nurses and nurse practitioners are the backbone of the medical industry. By partnering with Liberty University’s School of Nursing, you can become equipped to help meet the need for skilled, passionate, and qualified nursing professionals.

Liberty’s online nursing programs are designed to prepare practicing nurses to serve with integrity by teaching advanced skills from an ethical perspective. If you’re a registered nurse looking to advance your career, we offer a variety of degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level – so you can pick the nursing program online that best suits your interests and career goals.

Liberty maintains strict compliance with all licensure requirements for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Not a Virginia resident? We want to help find the best program for you! To view educational requirements and whether a specific program aligns with the licensure requirements for your state, please review our licensure/certification requirements webpage.

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Ranked in the Top 10% of’s Best Online Schools in America

What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Individual state licensure requirements may vary and are subject to change without notice. View your state’s requirements here: licensure/certification requirements.

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Not sure what to choose?

Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

As far as online colleges for nursing go, we believe Liberty stands out. We seek to offer a world-class education that blends flexibility, accessibility, and affordability. As you attend nursing class online at Liberty, you can be confident that you’re learning from expert faculty who have years of experience in the field.

LUO Nursing Promotional Shoot On October 22, 2019. (Photo By KJ Jugar)

Return on Investment

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides valuable information on how a degree can impact salary prospectsLearn more!*

BS In Nursing (RN To BSN) – Global Studies Degree Program At Liberty University

Employment Opportunities

Explore job outlook statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the following careers: nurse practitioner** and registered nurse***

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Professional Connections

Mastering concepts and gaining foundational knowledge shouldn’t be the only benefits of a bachelor’s degree. Our world-class online learning environment is designed to facilitate collaboration and networking.

Liberty strives to produce well-rounded nurses who represent the best of Christian service in their calling to help people. With our flexible online nursing classes, you can further your education without putting your life or career on hold. Some of our nursing degrees are available 100% online,* allowing you to devote time to your family, career, and community while you earn your degree.

Other nursing programs online also include on-campus intensives – giving you the opportunity to visit Liberty’s beautiful campus in Central Virginia and receive expert instruction in our top-notch facilities. Additionally, several degrees allow you to gain hands-on training through practicums at an approved location near you – so you can get the experience you need for your career!

*Some exclusions apply. Please refer to our exclusions page for more information.


Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate, $275 per credit hour for graduate, and $300 per credit hour for doctoral courses*
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder**
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

*For eligible current and former service members and their spouses. Learn more!

**Not applicable to certificates. Cannot be combined with the $300/credit hour doctoral military rate.