photo of a nursing class during a session in our simulation lab

Welcome to the Byers School of Nursing, recently named one of the top five nursing schools in the state of Ohio by Nursing Almanac.  Walsh University's distinguished nursing programs prepare students for a fulfilling career in the field of nursing either as a registered nurse, an advanced practice nurse or a nurse educator. The Byers School of Nursing offers a strong academic program that's grounded in real-world experience and Judeo-Christian values.

Our Nursing program is a perfect fit for individuals who:

  • Believe in the dignity and individual health-care needs of all people
  • Enjoy working in clinical environments like hospitals, clinics and in the community

Undergraduate Nursing Programs:

  • BSN Pre-Licensure Program  - a four-year program for those who want to earn a degree and become licensed registered nurses.
  • Fast Track BSN - online program for adults who want to complete their BSN in as little as two years. 

Graduate and Certificate Nursing Programs:

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Prepares post-baccalaureate Registered Nurses for an advanced career in these exciting tracks:

BSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Prepares post-baccalaureate Registered Nurses for an advanced career as a DNP in these exciting tracks:

Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) - For master's-prepared  nurses looking to assume leadership positions in a variety of roles. 

Post-Graduate Certificates

Designed for nurses who already have a master's degree and who want to expand the scope of their practice. 

* NCLEX is an examination for the licensing of nurses developed by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) in the United States.

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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Walsh University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (