Nursing Department

If you want to find a career that strikes a balance between caring for others and sound scientific knowledge, consider a nursing degree from George Fox University. Our nursing programs prepare you to work in a variety of health care settings, including hospitals, clinics, research facilities, and diverse community settings.

The goal of the School of Nursing is to develop competent, professional nurses who will:

  • Be imitators of Christ
  • Serve as leaders in providing holistic health care to a global community
  • Foster an attitude of lifelong learning
  • Be prepared for graduate education

The baccalaureate degree in nursing at George Fox University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( and is approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at George Fox University meets the educational requirements for professional RN licensure in all 50 US states and the following jurisdictions:

Alabama Louisiana Ohio
Alaska Maine Oklahoma
Arizona Maryland Oregon
Arkansas Massachusetts Pennsylvania
California Michigan Rhode Island
Colorado Minnesota South Carolina
Connecticut Mississippi South Dakota
Delaware Missouri Tennessee
District of Columbia Montana Texas
Florida Nebraska Utah
Georgia Nevada US Virgin Islands
Guam New Hampshire Vermont
Hawaii New Jersey Virginia
Idaho New Mexico Washington
Illinois New York West Virginia
Indiana North Carolina Wisconsin
Iowa North Dakota Wyoming
Kansas Northern Marietta Islands  


Note: The educational requirements for professional RN licensure requirements for American Samoa cannot be determined at the time of the last review.

Reviewed: August 2020 and will be reviewed annually

For specific state and/or jurisdiction requirements, please use the following link: