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  • A DNP for All Nurse Leaders Slider
    A DNP for all Nurse Leaders

    Watch Jennifer's interview with Carolyn Holly to find out why she is such an advocate of the DNP program for bedside nurses and nurse professionals who seek the highest levels of leadership.

  • 100% pass rate on NP board exam by first cohort of AGNP students
    100% Pass Rate for AGNP Graduates

    All eighteen graduates from the first Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner cohort have passed the nurse practitioner board exam. Congratulations to our first cohort of nurse practitioners and to our dedicated AGNP faculty and preceptors.

  • Journey to 1000 online RN-BS graduates
    We did it! 1000 nurses have graduated from our online RN-BS

    Boise State is meeting the Institute of Medicine’s challenge to increase the number of nurses with bachelor’s degrees to 80% by 2020. We are proud to announce that 1,030 nurses have now earned their bachelor degrees through our affordable, flexible, and supportive RN-BS program.

  • School of Nursing Accredited Since 1969 CCNE

    The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (pre-licensure and RN-BS tracks), the Master of Nursing, the Master of Science, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice at Boise State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.


Ann HubbertAt Boise State University, we prepare nursing students to provide caring, holistic and quality nursing services to diverse populations while also facilitating the development of leadership and interprofessional skills.

Our experienced faculty and dedicated staff are focused on academic excellence, high-touch student services, meaningful scholarly pursuits and engagement with our nursing community.

Ann O. Hubbert, PhD, RN, CTN-A
Director, School of Nursing

Employment Opportunities

Thank you to Friends and Supporters of the School of Nursing

The School of Nursing is the recipient of generous philanthropic support by many friends, foundations, and alumni.

View information on School of Nursing Scholarship Donors.

Nagel Foundation

Spotlight on the Nagel Foundation

The John F. Nagel Foundation believes nursing is an honorable profession and has been a generous benefactor of the School of Nursing. Since 1992, over $2.5 million in scholarship funding has been awarded to Idaho resident nursing students who exhibit leadership skills and academic excellence. Learn more about the Nagel Foundation.

Undergraduate Nursing Programs

BS-Nursing scrubsBACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING | Applications due Sept 15 for Spring Semester and  by Feb 15 for Fall Semester |  View BSN Program Information.

Icon of MortorboardRN-BS  (ONLINE) Bachelor’s Completion | Apply for Fall, Spring or Summer Semester
View information for Registered Nurses. |  View dual enrollment information for ADN students.

Graduate Nursing Programs (online)

AGNP iconNURSE PRACTITIONER MASTER OF NURSING DEGREE | Applications Due October 1 | Classes start in January |  View AGNP Master of Nursing information.

DNP IconDOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE in LEADERSHIPApply by April 15  for priority consideration | Classes start in August |  View DNP program information.

Simulation iconHEALTHCARE SIMULATION GRADUATE CERTIFICATE |  Apply by July 15 | Classes start in August |  View more Simulation Certificate information.

AGNP Icon showing certificateCERTIFICATES FOR NURSE PRACTITIONERS (ONLINE) Acute Care or Primary Care Adult Gerontology | Apply by April 1 | Start in May  View NP Certificate information.

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