Master your nursing career.
Teach the next generation.
Make a real difference.
Upgrade your nursing skills.
Lead the health care field.
True leadership is distinguished by intelligence, compassion and initiative – traits shared by great nurses everywhere.
These same elements are at the heart of Wilkes University’s accredited online nursing master’s, doctoral degrees, and post-graduate certificate programs.
Designed specifically for working professionals like you who are ready to lead the health care field, our fully online* coursework means you’re not tied to a traditional academic calendar. Start your nursing degree or certificate program with our next cohort, and complete your coursework when and where it’s most convenient.
Wilkes is an accredited, nonprofit university with an academic tradition dating back more than 80 years. Our personalized, supportive, academic approach is guided by experienced faculty and grounded in an intellectually rigorous environment.
The Wilkes RN to MSN track is ideal for experienced, registered nurses who hold an associate’s degree and want to earn a full master’s degree. Our online* course work balances the needs of a rigorous graduate academic program with the ability to study as you keep your current job. Our accelerated MSN option means you can earn your advanced degree even faster!
If you have earned a bachelor of science in nursing degree and are ready to become a nursing leader, our online Nurse Executive, Nursing Education or Nursing Informatics master’s programs may be right for you. We also offer an accelerated option – earn your full MSN in less than 20 months!
If you’ve already earned your master of science in nursing degree as an advanced practice nurse or nurse executive, the fully online* Wilkes DNP program offers a terminal degree program focused on promoting leadership grounded in a strong foundation of both applied research and clinical practice. Our Ph.D. in Nursing program prepares you with next-level skills to advance your health care career in academia or clinical practice.
Our post-graduate Nurse Executive, Nursing Informatics and Nursing Education certificates are for experienced RNs who already have a master’s or doctorate and want to specialize in these high-demand fields.
*All Wilkes nursing degrees and certifications require the completion of certain on-ground components to fully complete the programs.
- Free Textbooks
- $1,000 Priority Scholarship
- $1,614 Graduation Grant
- $3,000 Partner Scholarship
- 20% Ph.D. Inaugural Launch Grant
- 20% Alumni Scholarship
- 20% Friends and Family Award