Caring hands can change a life

  • Associate’s and Bachelor’s degree options
  • Attend live, interactive classes from anywhere
  • Military/veterans benefits up to $18,000 with Blue Ribbon Grant – only at ANU*


International Online Studies Grant

International Students studying online for the RN-BSN degree in their home country can save $3,000 off their tuition!

Nursing at ANU

The in-depth nursing program at ANU prepares students to provide quality patient care in a variety of health care settings. Our technology-based coursework applies the most current nursing trends, providing students with the education and credentials highly sought by health care providers.

Degree Options

Nurse Aide Certification

5 Weeks


24 Months / 133 Credits


13 Months / 180 Credits

Up to 120 transferrable credits from accredited nurse program.

Nurse Aide Certificate

Our 5-week hybrid program allows students to work at local medical facilities to get the hands on experience needed to feel confident on the first day on the job.

Nursing Associate's

This program is designed to provide you the knowledge and skills to work in a variety of healthcare settings, whether it being a registered nurse in the community, health information, or education.

Through a blended curriculum of lecture, labs, and clinical training, you will develop the skills you need to be successful.

As a student, you will:

  • Develop basic skills as a nurse.
  • Gain knowledge to function effectively in a healthcare setting and meet professional health care standards.
  • Learn how to act quickly in order to react to patient needs.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, clinical decision making, holistic, and compassionate care to patients across the life span.

Students successfully completing this program are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEXRN) leading to licensure as a registered nurse.

Nursing Bachelor's

A BSN degree not only opens up more career opportunities and expands your personal growth as a nurse; it also increases your knowledge and ability to lead advancements and change in the health care field.

  • Combine clinical reasoning and critical thinking skills with the most current health care information technologies to research, analyze, and resolve health care challenges and issues
  • Use holistic practices based on the traditions and beliefs of a culturally diverse health care community
  • Conform to the most current health care policies and practices while advancing patient care and safety standards
  • Incorporate leadership and management skills to advocate for your patients and profession
  • Utilize research methods and apply evidence-based practice to patient care

If you’re as passionate about your patients as you are about your career, check out the 100% online, accredited RN to BSN degree program at American National University. We’re ready to help you take your nursing career to the next level.

We Bring Our University To You

With our innovative learning formats, we bring you a High-Tech, High-Touch learning experience. ZOOM video courses let you be live, in class from anywhere you have an internet connection. 100% distance education courses allow you to set your own schedule for weekly assignments and discussions. On-campus labs give you the practical, hands-on training you can’t get anywhere else (select majors).

A Global University Experience

Our Global Meet technology allows you to have one-on-one discussions with admissions, financial aid, career services, and other staff without ever leaving home. Through ANU Global Teach, you’ll learn from professors from your community, your region, and indeed – the whole world. And thanks to ANU Global Learn, you will have worldwide access to resources from textbooks, interactive learning modules, study guides, and a vast array of library resources 24/7 at no additional cost.