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Department of Nursing
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Stroup Hall 120B
Phone: 785-628-4256
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Department of Nursing

The Fort Hays State University Department of Nursing has courses and programs designed to meet your diverse learning and career needs in a student-centered learning environment. We offer undergraduate and graduate programs, post-graduate certificate programs, and a doctoral degree program.

Our excellent programs are approved by the state of Kansas. The Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing (BSN) and the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), at Fort Hays State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791. The Department will host a site visit for DNP accreditation in Oct. 2017.

Online Graduate Nursing Programs

Online Masters in Nursing Education

Online Masters in Nursing Administration

Online BSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice
(Requires minimal on-campus days each year)

Online APRN to Doctor of Nursing Practice
(Requires 2 or fewer on campus days each year)

The RN to BSN program, MSN programs, and DNP program are online. These programs do not meet the requirements for International students who require on-campus courses.

Nursing at FHSU

The Department of Nursing programs incorporate the latest technology in a student-friendly environment. As a student in our department, you will:

We are excited that you have chosen to advance your career and ready to aid you in your quest. Please contact us to learn more about Nursing at FHSU.


The Department of Nursing has scheduled a review and on-site evaluation of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The dates of this review and on-site evaluation are from October 30 to November 1, 2017. CCNE allows an opportunity for program constituents and other interested parties to submit, in writing, comments concerning a program’s qualifications for accreditation. Written third-party comments will be received by CCNE until 21 days before the scheduled on-site evaluation. Written third-party comments must be received by CCNE by October 9, 2017. All comments are to be directed to:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
655 K St., NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001

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