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Baylor's Louise Herrington School of Nursing provides students with a competitively robust education through the integration of faith and academic excellence. Students can expect the same level of quality education through the online format.

  • The coursework is available to you in the virtual learning environment 24 hours a day, which allows you to complete your degree around your work and personal schedule.
  • Students stay with the same classmates throughout their degree, allowing for meaningful relationships and impactful conversations.
  • In addition, students are provided a Student Success Advisor as a resource who will work with them from their entrance into a program all the way through graduation.

The Baylor University Online Experience

Hear What Our Students Are Saying:

Rachel Carmichael

"I knew Baylor was the right fit for me because they aren't just preparing nurse practitioners for the physiological role as a provider, but holistically training providers in leadership, policy change, and preparing them for the entire role."

- Online DNP-FNP Student, Rachel Carmichael

Lucinda Bush.

We have a lot of people that are devoted to our success and making sure that we're managing our time well and really checking in and making themselves available as a resource if we're struggling in any aspect."

- Online DNP-FNP Student, Lucinda Bush


"I have been thrilled with the DNP-ENL program at Baylor. Every assignment and reading we do has meaning and translates to what I do daily. The resources available to students through the DNP program are very helpful."

- Online DNP-ENL Student, Tami Taylor, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC

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Featured in U.S. News & World Report for the 2023-2024 Best Nursing Schools.

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#1 Nursing College in Texas ranked Baylor as the #1 Best Nursing School in Texas.

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We rigorously adhere to the accreditation standards established by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)**.

*The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing midwifery program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME), 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910-6374; for information about accreditation please contact ACME directly. Tel. 240-485-1802,,

**The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program at Baylor University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

The DNP program of study conforms to the educational guidelines for the state of Texas and the National Task Force Criteria for Nurse Practitioner Programs.


Focus on Your Future

A dedicated Enrollment Advisor can answer your questions and guide you through the application process. Begin by filling out a form and starting the conversation.

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