Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing

Nursing Education for Leading Change and Translating Science into Practice

The Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing, based on Jesuit values, educates professional nurses who lead change and translate science into practice in a dynamic global health care environment. For more than 30 years, the College of Social Science’s School of Nursing has been preparing students and working nurses for their critical leadership role in the health care industry.

Heritage of Health Care Excellence and Affordability

Choosing Loyola means that you’ve not only chosen an innovator in nursing education, you’ve also chosen a program where your financial needs are recognized. Besides maintaining a very competitive tuition rate, you may choose to defer up to 90 percent of tuition and fees until the end of the semester in which they are incurred if you are participating in an employer-sponsored tuition reimbursement program.

The programs we offer include:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
  • Applications for the RN to BSN and RN to MSN programs are not being accepted at this time.

BLEND Program (Bridge to MSN)

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in Health Care Systems Management

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

  • Post-Baccalaureate to Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP)
  • Post-Master’s to Doctor of Nursing Practice (MSN to DNP)

student Achievements + Research

Nursing Student Earns Top Graduate Honor

Nursing student earns Loyola's top honor, the Ignatian Award for Outstanding Graduate Student, before graduating with his doctorate of nursing practice.

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faculty Achievements + Research

Loyola Faculty Laurie Anne Ferguson inducted into the 2015 Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Associate Professor Laurie Anne Ferguson inducted into the 2015 Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

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alumni Achievements + Research

DNP Alum Appointed Coordinator of the RN-MSN Articulation Program at Lamar University

Stacey Knight, a 2015 DNP graduate of Loyola University New Orleans, has been appointed coordinator of the RN-MSN Program at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.

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