Make Nursing Your Ministry for Christ.
Immerse yourself in a learning experience that goes far beyond the learning of information and practicing of skills. At Cedarville, you will see how your relationship with God directly influences the care you provide. Be equipped to step into your career fully prepared to use nursing as your ministry for Jesus Christ.
Pursue your vocational calling in nursing.
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Follow your passion for serving others and build the basis for excellent nursing care. Our priority through all your classes and clinical experiences is preparing you to be a knowledgeable, safe, and compassionate nurse who shines the light and love of Christ to patients.
Take the next step in your career as an advanced practice nurse who leads with excellence and serves with Christian compassion. Build upon your training and bring better care to patients by pursuing an online, specialized graduate degree in the area you're passionate about.
Nursing Student Experiences
Practicing your knowledge in a real-life setting is a crucial element of your nursing preparation. Simulations and clinical experiences, which start in the first year, place you in the field of action and further your learning exponentially. Medical missions trips allow you to apply what you are learning to the delivery of compassionate, Christlike care for those in need.
Stories of Hope
As our nursing alumni have followed the Lord in their own lives and allowed their gifts to be used for His glory, they have gone to some incredible places to bring hope to those who need it. See the work that God is doing to further His Kingdom through the humble service of our alumni.
School of Nursing Quick Facts
484 Undergraduate Students
99.2% Job/Grad School Placement
12 Undergraduate and Graduate Programs
19 Faculty Members
All new students are assigned a faculty advisor to help you make the most of your 1,000 days.
Studying Nursing From a Distinctly Biblical Worldview
Our world is physically and spiritually broken, and to look after people's physical needs while meeting their spiritual needs with the love of Christ is a powerful act of worship to the Creator. Compassionate care is a direct reflection of Jesus' ministry on earth, and at Cedarville, you will be prepared to emulate Christ in this way, providing excellent care from a heart of mercy.
Biblical truth will be the foundation of your knowledge, and you will learn what it means to be a disciple in all aspects of your life. Studying nursing at Cedarville will open your eyes to the intricacies of the human body and the ways that we can treat it, which together serve as testaments to God's marvelous design and His plan of restoration through Christ.
“In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.”
Pursue your passion to offer exceptional care.
Cedarville's acclaimed nursing program will prepare you to treat your patients holistically, providing excellent care while being a witness to the hope that we have in Christ. You will be trained by skilled and experienced faculty and given abundant opportunities to apply your training to the real world. When you leave Cedarville, you will be more than ready to impact the world for Christ as a nurse.
“When you're a nurse, you know that every day you will touch a life or a life will touch yours.”
Propel your nursing practice to the next level.
Be equipped to lead with humility in your field. Cedarville offers multiple graduate nursing tracks, opening doors of opportunity for you in your chosen specialty. Prepare to provide a high level of caring treatment to your patients, and learn to integrate biblical truth as you study advanced nursing practice.
- Doctor of Nursing Practice
- Master of Science in Nursing - Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
- Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner
- Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Educator
- Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Leadership in Healthcare Improvement
- Master of Science in Nursing - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
- Master of Science in Nursing plus Master of Business Administration dual degree
- Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education
- Graduate Certificate in Nursing Leadership
$3,000 Scholarship Offer
A limited number of $3,000 scholarships are now available to new graduate nursing students with financial need. Apply now to see if you qualify!
“In the same way, let your light shine before people, so they can see the good things you do and praise your Father who is in heaven.”
Nursing Student Experiences
Set your skills in motion with real-world opportunities.
As the complexity of health care increases, simulation and clinical experiences are excellent means to prepare you for the challenges you will face as a professional nurse.
As a nursing student at Cedarville, you will have access to our state-of-the-art simulation and lab facilities, designed to equip you academically and help you address the holistic needs of your patients. Clinical experiences allow you to function as part of the health care team in directing patient care. Finally, you will have the opportunity to participate in various medical missions trips and help those in need by administering care with compassion.
We who are strong have an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves.
Stories of Hope
See how the Lord is working through our nursing alumni.
Our alumni are furthering the mission of Christ by sharing His love as they serve locally, nationally, and globally in a variety of capacities as nurses. They are leading humbly and bringing hope to hospitals both urban and rural, to managerial positions, to federal government, and to medical research. God has led our alumni to some incredible places for the glory of His name as they have followed Him faithfully.
Alumni Spotlight – Diana Pimentel '12Cedarville nursing graduate, Diana Pimentel, shares how she is using her education to care for patients in the Dominican Republic.Read More
Alumni Spotlight – Amanda MinorCedarville nursing alumni, Amanda Minor, talks about how she is using nursing as a ministry for Christ.Read More
Bringing Hope and Healing to Nicaragua
Cedarville nursing students spent spring break sharing the love of Christ and offering medical care as part of a CUGO trip to Nicaragua.
Bringing Clean Water to Third-World Countries
Assistant Professor of Nursing, Pete Savard, discusses Global Water Consortium and paddling 444 miles down the Susquehanna river this summer.
"Sometimes I inspire my patients; more often, they inspire me."
Go Deeper in Nursing
Graduate Licensure and Certifications
Discover the pathway to doing what you love.
Our programs will prepare you well for licensure and open rewarding career doors for you. Explore your options for certification exams, find out the authorization status of various states for DNP and MSN tracks, and view more helpful information.
Pair your desire to serve with an opportunity to share Christ.
There are countless ways for you to get involved with the work that God is doing across the world. Partner with local ministries like pregnancy centers and rehab facilities, or travel to another country to support believers there as they further the Kingdom of God through churches and ministries. Use your gifts to share the Gospel with a world in desperate need of hope.
Dual Enrollment Pre-Nursing Pathway
Save time and money on your nursing degree.
With Dual Enrollment courses from Cedarville, you have the opportunity to jumpstart your training and get to learning what you love now. Once you begin your studies on campus, you'll get to experience the community and faithful intentionality that make this place special, all with a head start on your preparation to serve Christ in the field of nursing.
Dean – School of Nursing
Angelia Mickle, DNP, RN, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC
Dean, School of Nursing; Associate Professor of Nursing
“It is a privilege to serve as Dean for the School of Nursing. Our desire is to prepare nurses with academic excellence while infusing biblical integration so they can use nursing as their ministry. Healthcare is dynamic and complex; we aim to fully equip our graduates with all they need to lead and serve others for God's glory.”
— Angelia Mickle, DNP, RN, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC