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, Midland, Grand Rapids, and Detroit and master's level programs offered online, we're sure to offer you with 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 and Warren Campuses in 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 but don't know where to begin? Find where you're at now or any certifications that you hold below to learn more about how we can help you get your degree, faster.

Direct Admit From High School

Davenport University doesn't make you wait to apply to nursing school - you'll get admitted directly into the program and start in your nursing classes right away.

Bachelor's in Nursing

    RN to BSN (Up to 90 credits)

    If you're an RN, you can earn your bachelor's degree in as little as one to two years as a part-time student.

    Bachelor's in Nursing: Completion

      ADN to BSN (Up to 90 credits)

      As an individual with an ADN, you can earn your bachelor's degree in as little as one to two semesters after graduating with your ADN.

      Bachelor's in Nursing: Completion

      Michigan EMS to BSN (Up to 39 credits)

      Are you a paramedic with a State of Michigan EMS License? Great–we'll take your real-world experience and turn it into academic credits.

      Bachelor's in Nursing

        LPN to BSN (Up to 38 credits)

        Highly qualified LPNs can apply to Davenport University's nursing program and earn their degree in as little as 3 years.

        Bachelor's in Nursing

          Medical Assistant to BSN (Up to 6 credits)

          Current medical assistants can get a head start on their bachelor's degree with up to six-credits waived for their real-world experience.

          Bachelor's in Nursing

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

            We transfer in as much real-world experience as possible for our nation's current or previous military members.

            Bachelor's in Nursing

            Transfer Student to BSN (As many credits as possible)

            If you're looking to transfer from another school or have completed classes earlier in your career, let us help you get your degree faster.

            Bachelor's in Nursing

              A 15-second glimpse into the life of a Davenport nursing student

              As a Davenport University nursing student, you'll experience state-of-the-art simulation labs, expert-level nurse educators, accelerated degree pathways and a diverse, energetic campus community that can offer you more opportunities to get involved both academically and recreationally. 

              Take the next step towards the nursing career of your dreams

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