Launch or advance your nursing career

Offering undergraduate and graduate nursing degrees.

Nursing remains listed among the highest-growth occupations today. With undergraduate programs in Lansing, Warren, Midland and Grand Rapids and master's-level programs offered online, we're sure to offer you the right program at a place that's convenient for you.

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dollars per academic year for qualified new students at select campuses.

Nursing scholarships

Every new student enrolled at our Great Lakes Bay, Lansing or Warren campus in a qualified nursing programs is eligible to receive $8,000 per academic year and will automatically be awarded this scholarship or an academic scholarship — whichever is of greater value.

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Pathways to a bachelor's degree in nursing

Looking for a bachelor's degree in nursing? Davenport offers several pathways to obtain your degree faster and to launch the career you love sooner.

Direct Admit From High School

An acceptance to Davenport's nursing program means a guaranteed seat, and you'll begin nursing classes right away.

Bachelor's in Nursing

    Direct Admit for Adult/Transfer

    Adult and transfer students who achieve a 3.0 GPA in each of 9 core courses will receive direct admittance, and we will waive the TEAS exam.

    Bachelor's in Nursing

      LPN to BSN (up to 38 credits)

      Earn your degree in as little as 3 years.

      Bachelor's in Nursing

        RN to BSN (up to 90 credits)

        Earn your bachelor's degree in one to two years as a part-time student.

        Bachelor's in Nursing: Completion

          ADN to BSN (up to 90 credits)

          Earn your bachelor's degree in one to two semesters after graduating with your ADN.

          Bachelor's in Nursing: Completion

          Michigan EMS to BSN (up to 39 credits)

          Turn your real-world paramedic experience into academic credits with Davenport.

          Bachelor's in Nursing

            Corpsman or Combat Medic to BSN (up to 46 credits)

            Turn your real-world military experience into academic credits with Davenport.

            Bachelor's in Nursing

            Transfer Student to BSN (as many credits as possible)

            Transfer credits from another school, and let us help you obtain your degree faster.

            Bachelor's in Nursing

              Medical Assistant to BSN (up to 6 credits)

              Get a head start on your bachelor's degree with up to six credits waived for your real-world experience.

              Bachelor's in Nursing

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