Earning Your Nursing License Online

The following short article is written to provide general advice about online education and degrees, not just information specific to WGU. If you have specific questions about WGU, feel free to inquire online or speak with an enrollment counselor (1-866-225-5948).

Are you seeking a lucrative career path that will:

  • Provide job security and stability?
  • Permit you to make a difference in other people’s lives?
  • Be emotionally — as well as financially — rewarding?

If so, a career in nursing might fit you well.

Obtaining Your Nursing Degree Online

An online nursing degree is affordable and offers flexible hours of study. Expect to complete the non-clinical portions of study in about 20 hours per week. You’ll receive personalized attention from your mentor through telephone, e-mail and Web conferences.

Clinical Studies

When you advance to the clinical portion of your studies, you’ll take advantage of high-tech Clinical Simulation Labs, preparing you to work with real-life patients at a hospital or health care facility. Then you’ll work with an expert nursing staff in the high-paced atmosphere of a top health care facility.

Throughout your Clinical studies, you’ll work closely with a Clinical Coach, an expert nurse who will help you prepare for this demanding yet rewarding career.

Prepare for a Career as a Licensed RN

An online RN degree prepares you to take the NCLEX licensing exam, giving you the skills, knowledge and licensing in demand at thousands of hospitals, doctor’s offices and clinics nationwide.