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Nursing Degrees

University of Providence Nursing Programs

The mission of the Division of Nursing is to prepare nursing graduates at any level to be leaders of healthcare.  Graduates are excellent communicators, clinicians and change agents. A graduate is a lifelong learner who enhances the health of all through excellence in nursing by providing evidence based practice that is population centered, and grounded in spiritual, ethical and compassionate care.

The University nursing programs are designed to meet the needs of nursing caregivers within Providence Health and other health systems passionate about providing innovation in values-based nursing care. Our vision is health for a better world through nursing.

The DAISY Foundation

The DAISY Award honors the super-human work that nurses do for patients and families every day wherever they practice, in whatever role they serve and throughout their careers- from Nursing Students through lifetime achievement.

At the University of Providence, we are committed to honoring nurses with The DAISY Award because we want to recognize the hard work and dedication nurse’s make throughout their careers, beginning with education.

In order to receive The DAISY Award, nurses are nominated by anyone in the organization- parents, family members, other nurses, physicians, other clinicians and staff. If you have witnessed extraordinary, compassionate care being provided by a nurse, do not hesitate to reach out to Janet Houston to nominate.

Nominate a Nurse

Which Program is Right for Me?

Bachelors of Science in Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

If you’re seeking licensure as a registered Nurse, this program provides the right courses and instructors to build your nursing career.

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Online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

This program is perfect for you if you have a current RN license and are seeking a baccalaureate degree. We offer this program completely online for your busy schedule.

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Nurse Educator

Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Nurse Educator

If you are seeking to advance your nursing career and you already have a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing, consider our online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Nurse Educator program.

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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner

Looking to get a specialized degree in Adult-Gerontology as a Nurse Practitioner? This program will build upon your nursing expertise and hone in on the specifics to geriatrics.

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Nursing Accreditation

The accrediting and approval agencies regulating the University and the Nursing program are listed below. Please use the following information to contact these agencies for the purposes of filing a complaint or for regulatory information:


The University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Comments can be directed to the NWCCU staff of the at the following address:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities 
8060 165th Avenue NE, Suite 100
Redmond, WA 98052   (425) 558-4224  



The BSN Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Comments can be directed to the CCNE staff at the following address:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001  (202) 887-6791

Montana Board of Nursing

The BSN Nursing program is approved by:
Montana Board of Nursing
PO Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513  (406) 841-2380