An advanced nursing degree from Gonzaga University prepares you for the future of nursing and the changing health care system, by giving you the tools to provide the highest quality patient care.  We take the Jesuit value of Cura Personalis to heart, educating the whole person, mind, body and spirit.

Gonzaga graduates are known for being practice-ready, influential thinkers, who are rigorously trained.


  • Lead Quality Improvement
  • Lead Change
  • Solve Complex Health Policy Issues
  • Improve Systems
  • Research & Evidence-Based Practice
  • Teamwork & Collaboration

Why Gonzaga:

  • Evidence Based Curriculum
  • Flexible Online Courses
  • Designed for Working Nurses
  • 30 Years of Distance Learning Experience
  • Experienced Practicing Faculty
  • Student Support 6-days a Week

Gonzaga is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). The BSN, MSN and DNP programs at Gonzaga University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
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Washington, DC 20001
(202) 887-6791

Gonzaga must obtain authorization from each state in order to admit students into an online program. The list provided here outlines the current status for each state by program.


U.S. News & World Report Ranking

Gonzaga University’s online Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner track ranks as the 9th best (tie) specialty master of nursing program in the nation.

Up Close with Dean Salyers

Dean Vincent Salyers says "the sky is the limit" when it comes to the School of Nursing and Human Physiology.

Tilford Triage: Construction in SNHP

Recent work has added more than 2,000 square feet of new classrooms and simulation laboratories and a biometrics laboratory.

Nursing lab, watch video