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About Nursing at Creighton University

Join the next generation of nursing professionals at Creighton.

Creighton University College of Nursing has a national reputation for providing excellent nursing education, a commitment to service, and being at the forefront of the ever-changing field of nursing. Whether you are interested in career advancement, diversifying your skills or simply taking the next step in your education, Creighton can help you get there. We offer programs at the baccalaureate (BSN), master’s (MSN) and doctoral (DNP) degree levels. We also offer a variety of post-graduate APRN certificates.  

The Creighton Nursing Experience

As a student in the College of Nursing, you will:

  • Develop a holistic, personal, socially responsible approach to healthcare grounded in the Jesuit values.
  • Gain the knowledge, skills and lifelong learning to practice in diverse clinical settings as a partner in healthcare delivery, a shaper of health policy and a leader in the healthcare industry.
  • Be surrounded by impressive faculty and classmates.

99% Career Outcomes Rate

Here is what our College or Nursing undergrads are doing within 6 months of graduation:

2022 CON 99% Outcomes Rate - 95% employed, 0.5% in a service program, 3% grad/professional, 1% not searching, 0.5% still searching
U.S. map with 33 states highlighted

Where Our Graduates Are Going

In 2022 our College of nursing Graduates reside, work or study in 33 states.

Stat 100

Complete a preceptorship

Stat 21

Completed additional experiential learning or conducted research

Stat 19

Participated in an additional internship

Stat 5

Participated in Research

What Our Graduates Are Earning

Creighton College of Nursing graduates are excellent earners.

A median earner makes $61,940 ($29.77 hourly) and a top earner makes $114,440 ($55 hourly).

2022 CON wage region bar graph. West $64k, Central $60k, East $65k

*Creighton University measures the post-graduation career outcomes for its graduating class through first-destination surveys (FDS). The FDS data collection and reporting is managed by Analytics & Institutional Research in collaboration with the John P. Fahey Career Center following the procedures outlined in the NACE Standards and Protocols for Undergraduate First Destination Surveys.


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Creighton University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

My education and research experience at Creighton showed me how evidence-based projects affect real-world practice, which prepared me above and beyond the cohorts in my graduate program.
— Kara Linder, RN, Accelerated BSN graduate

Traditional BSN Program

Ready to start the application process for the traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at Creighton University? If you’ll be entering Creighton Nursing as a freshman, you may apply through Undergraduate Admissions anytime after August 1 of your senior year in high school.