The bachelor's degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at Ball State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

Our bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs are constantly evolving to provide you with the latest theories and equipment in the ever-changing health care industry.

Our renowned faculty and staff are committed to individual attention and one-on-one instruction. And our Simulation and Information Technology Center (SITC) allows you to practice advanced skills in a controlled environment. Incorporating mobile devices into our curriculum prepares you for the expanded role of technology in health care.

Various tracks reflect our commitment to providing you with an education that suits your lifestyle and professional goals.

Interested in our programs? Learn how to apply.

Undergraduate Degrees in Nursing

We offer several tracks for you to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Options include a traditional four-year program, a Degree in 3 path, and more.

Learn more about our undergraduate programs.

We are a National League for Nursing Center of Excellence, an honor bestowed to only a handful of programs in the nation.

Master’s Degrees in Nursing

We have two tracks for our master’s program: leadership (for administrators and educators) and advanced practice nurse practitioner.

Learn more about our master’s programs.

Doctorate of Nursing Practice

Ideal for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, and nurse midwives, a doctorate of nursing practice will put you at the top of your career field.

Learn more about our doctoral program.

Online Programs

Online programs—RN to BS, RN to MS, master’s, and doctorate of nursing practice (DNP)—help nurses around the globe advance their credentials and make an impact on the field.

The Ball State School of Nursing is committed to providing quality online education to our students. One component is implementing nationally recognized Quality Matters standards to continuously improve our programs’ design and delivery, based on rigorous research-based standards. The Quality Matters Program ensures that the online components of our courses promote learner engagement and provide students with all the tools and information they need.

Take the Next Step

Are you ready to explore a nursing degree? Schedule a visit to see our campus or contact us for more information.


Review our admission criteria and get started on the application process.


Ball State University School of Nursing/Community Health Network “Nursing Academy” is being reorganized. At this time, students will not be admitted to the “Nursing Academy.”
Check out the latest edition of the Sigma Theta Tau International, Beta Rho Chapter newsletter.
You can now watch the video from the Beginning of the Year Kick-Off Meeting for Pre-Nursing Students.
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