5 Nursing Campuses,
1 WVU School of Nursing.

Whether you are interested in earning your first degree or advancing your field of knowledge at the graduate level, the WVU School of Nursing has a program for you on one of our five campuses.

Keyser Campus

Small Campus Setting. Big Campus Opportunities.

Students at the WVU School of Nursing Keyser Campus can earn their traditional four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, or they can pursue an LPN to BSN pathway. 

Our Keyser Campus, located at WVU Potomac State College, offers a four-year BSN program complete with a state-of-the-art skills lab and simulation facility.

The program works closely with Potomac Valley Hospital, Garrett Regional Medical Center, J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, Hampshire Memorial Hospital, Grant Memorial Hospital, Stonerise Keyser, Thomas B. Finan Center, UPMC Western Maryland, and many community sites to provide clinical training opportunities for nursing students in all years of nursing study.

Programs offered at the Keyser Campus

LPN to Bachelor of Science

Designed to create a direct pathway for licensed practical nurses to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, the West Virginia University School of Nursing now offers an LPN to BSN program on its Keyser Campus at WVU Potomac State College.

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Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is recognized by health care agencies as providing students with excellent preparation for the nursing profession. Graduates are in great demand and enjoy a large number of career opportunities. Our BSN pass rates for first-time test takers on the national licensure exam in 2023 was 100%.

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Aslyn Didawick

I feel that WVU School of Nursing has provided me with the guidance and knowledge needed to start my nursing journey. It has given me so many opportunities to grow as a person and push myself beyond my limits.

Aslyn Didawick
Bachelor of Science
Keyser Campus

WVU School of Nursing,
where you are.

The WVU School of Nursing offers several programs through WVU Online.

Online programs

Online. Anytime. Anywhere.

When you choose an online program with the WVU School of Nursing, you can access our high-quality curriculum, expert faculty and numerous resources no matter where you are located. Our programs are tried and tested — our graduates are highly sought after, whether they chose to study in-person or online. 

Programs available online

RN to Bachelor of Science

Our 100% asynchronous online RN to BSN program offers licensed registered nurses who are graduates of nationally accredited diploma and associate degree nursing programs the opportunity to complete requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BSN). Applicants with a current, unencumbered RN license and a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 are encouraged to apply. Applicants with an overall GPA of 2.0 to 2.49 may be considered for provisional admission. In-state tuition rates apply to all RN to BSN students, regardless of residency.

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Master of Science in Nursing

The MSN programs at WVU offer baccalaureate-prepared nurses the opportunity to earn a master's degree with part-time or full-time curriculum options. Our current program includes a master’s degree in the FNP (family) nurse practitioner specialty track.

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Post-Graduate Certificate

The post-graduate APRN certificate programs are offered to professional nurses who have previously earned a master's degree or higher in nursing and who are interested in obtaining national certification in advanced practice nursing. The focus areas are Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). The post-master’s certificate in Nurse Executive Leadership (NEL) is specifically designed for current nursing professionals holding a Master’s degree or higher in nursing who may be in advanced practice, education, leadership, and/or direct patient care roles.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice

The WVU School of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program prepares nurses to practice at the highest level of professional nursing. Graduates of the DNP program advance the application of nursing knowledge through the translation and implementation of evidence for practice to improve health outcomes for diverse populations. This expert level practice builds on past advanced practice education, experience, and certification. The DNP program can be completed in as few as 32 credit hours.

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Stephanie Lusk

When I got to college, nursing was what I interested in. When I thought about my role models when I was younger, the strongest women I knew were nurses, and I love that caring is one of the most essential elements in being a nurse.

Stephanie Lusk
Master of Science in Nursing