why nursing


With an Andrews University nursing degree your chance to help and care for others within a dynamic working environment lies just ahead!


Now Nursing is rated in the Top Ten Professions for Guaranteed Employment!


There is a large demand for Registered Nurses (RNs) both nationally and internationally. Nursing is a respected profession, with opportunities to work in diverse environments coupled with a rewarding pay scale.

More and more employers are looking for nurses who hold a bachelor's level degree. Greater still is the demand for nurses educated in an environment based on the precepts of holistic health promotion and Christian service

Career Opportunities

Positions are available to nursing graduates in the private, public and government sector

Due to the increasing demand for RN's, many employers are also offering thousands of dollars in sign-on bonuses for various positions.

A BSN in Nursing provides multiple employment opportunities that include but are not limited to:

  • Hospitals

  • Public health departments

  • Schools

  • Homes

  • Workplace and occupational settings

  • Missions

  • Helicopter transport

  • even the White House!

AU School of Nursing offers:


1. A direct track NCLEX (National Council on Licensure Examination) preparatory.

2. A completion program for Registered Nurses (RNs).

Both result in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

We also offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program with an emphasis in Family Nurse Practitioner.

Andrews is the first Seventh-day Adventist nursing program to offer a program allowing students to move directly from a Bachelor of Science track to the DNP; this preparation will provide Advanced Practice Nurses for mission fields far and near.

Choose the Andrews Edge

  • Build your education within a spiritual framework with a dedicated, specialized faculty.
  • Learn to think critically as a hands-on nursing professional.
  • Graduate with the experience and background that give you a head start in the world of healthcare