Maryland Nursing Schools and Programs

Maryland, home of the Star Spangled Banner trail, has many surprising diverse options when considering the size of the state. You can partake in sailing on the Chesapeake Bay or rent quiet cabins near the mountain trails for some scenic mountain biking. In Maryland you will be able to fish, ski, sightsee, or spend the day on the beaches. Any nursing student is sure to love the feel of the historic downtown areas of the cities and towns or getaway for the weekend to nearby the mountains.

Maryland has not escaped the nursing shortage crisis. Maryland is motivated in educating experienced RNs to become nurse educators and nurse administrators to help educate more nurses and get mid-career and younger nurses into advanced degrees. With having several of the finest universities and medical institutions in America, Maryland stays up to date with cutting edge technologies and implementing this in to the nursing programs. There are choices of many technical and vocational schools, community colleges, and four-year colleges and universities. Online nursing education is top-notch because many of the best nursing schools have moved curriculums online for convenience. One of the many noteworthy universities in Maryland is of course the famous Johns Hopkins University; the premier educational environment for nursing students who seek joint degrees in over eight specialties, a PhD, and post-master’s certificates.

Degree Programs:

Administrative, Adult Care, Case Manager, Community Health, Education, Family Care, Manager, Midwife (CNM), Nursing, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Psychiatric/Mental Health, School Nurse, Women's Health

Largest Cities:

Annapolis, Baltimore, Bowie, College Park, Cumberland, Frederick, Gaithersburg, Hagerstown, Rockville, Salisbury, Suitland, Waldorf, Westminster, White Oak, Woodlawn

Additional Resources:

Maryland Board of Nursing

Maryland Nurses Association

Nursing Jobs in Maryland

Hospital Directory of Maryland

Maryland Vacation Guide

School Enrollment Type Accredited Online Program Degrees Find Scholarship
Anne Arundel Community College 11,800 Public Yes No Associate, LPN find scholarships
Baltimore City Community College 5,900 Public Yes No Associate, LPN find scholarships
Bowie State University - Department of Nursing 0 Public Yes No BS/BSN, MSN, Nurse Practitioner find scholarships
Cecil Community College 560 Public Yes No Associate find scholarships
Chesapeake College 3,400 Public No No Associate, LPN, LPN-to-RN find scholarships
College of Notre Dame of Maryland 3,260 Private Yes No Accelerated MSN, RN-to-BSN, MSN, Nurse Educator find scholarships
College of Southern Maryland 5,600 Public Yes No Associate, LPN, LPN-to-RN find scholarships
Columbia Union College 1,000 Private Yes No BS/BSN, RN-to-BSN find scholarships
Coppin State College 4,300 Public Yes No BS/BSN, RN-to-BSN find scholarships
Frederick Community College 4,825 Public No No Associate, LPN find scholarships
Hagerstown Community College 3,630 Public No No Associate, LPN, LPN-to-RN find scholarships
Harford Community College 5,630 Public Yes No Associate, LPN, LPN-to-RN find scholarships
Howard Community College 5,500 Public Yes No Associate, LPN find scholarships
Johns Hopkins University 4,000 Private Yes No BS/BSN, Accelerated BSN, Nurse Practitioner, PhD (Doctoral) find scholarships
Montgomery College 18,000 Public Yes No Associate find scholarships
Prince George's Community College 0 Public Yes No Associate, LPN find scholarships
Salisbury University 6,000 Public Yes No BS/BSN, Accelerated BSN, RN-to-BSN, MSN find scholarships
Towson University 14,000 Public Yes No BS/BSN find scholarships
Wor-Wic Community College 2,400 Public No No Associate find scholarships

Online Nursing Programs without Waiting Lists

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American Sentinel University BSN - RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing; MSN - Case Management; MSN - Infection Prevention and Control; MSN - Mgmt. & Organizational Leadership; MSN - Nursing Informatics; MSN - RN to Master of Science in Nursing;
Anna Maria College RN to BSN
Baker College Online Bachelor of Science - Nursing
Benedictine University MS - Nursing
Chamberlain College of Nursing Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN); Master of Science in Nursing; RN to BSN to MSN Online Bridge Option
Cleveland State University BSN; MSN
Colorado Christian University B.S. in Nursing (RN-BSN Degree Completion)
Colorado Technical University Online BS - Nursing - (RN to BSN)
Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences RN to BS - Nursing
Gonzaga University MSN - Health Systems Leadership; MSN - Nurse Educator; RN to MSN
Graceland University MSN - Nurse Educator; RN - BSN
Grantham University MS. Nursing - Case Management; MS. Nursing - Nursing Education; MS. Nursing - Nursing Informatics; MS. Nursing - Nursing Mgmt & Org Leadership; RN to MSN Option
Herzing University MS - Nursing Education
Indiana State University LPN to BSN - Nursing
Kaplan University MS - Nurse Administrator; MS - Nurse Educator; MS - Nursing; MSN - Informatics; RN to BS - Nursing; RN to MSN in Nursing
Kent State University RN to BSN
Lewis University MSN - Nursing Administration; MSN - Nursing Education
Liberty University Online BS - Nursing; MS - Nursing - Acute Care
Loyola University New Orleans Online MSN - Bridge Program; MSN - Health Care Systems Management
Miller-Motte College Online B.S. in Nursing (RN to BSN)
National American University RN-to-BSN
Norwich University MSN - Nursing Administration; MSN - Nursing Educator
Philadelphia University M.S. - Midwifery
Post University Online BS - Management for Registered Nurses
Rasmussen College RN to BSN
Sacred Heart University MSN - Clinical Nurse Leader; MSN - Nursing Education; MSN - Patient Care Svcs Admin; RN to BSN; RN to MSN - CNL; RN to MSN - NE; RN to MSN - PCSA
Saint Xavier University MS - Nursing - Clinical Leadership; MSN - Executive Leadership
South University MS - Adult Health Nurse; MS - Nursing; RN to BSN - Bachelor Degree Completion; RN-MSN; RN-MSN - Adult Health Nurse; RN-MSN - Nurse Educator
University of Phoenix MS - Nursing; MSN - Healthcare Education; MSN - Informatics; MSN - Master of Health Administration; MSN/MBA - Health Care Management; PhD - Philosophy in Nursing; RN to BS - Nursing
University of Pittsburgh MS Clinical Nurse Leader
University of Saint Mary RN to BSN
Utica College RN to BS in Nursing
Vanderbilt University MSN - Health Systems Mgmt
Walden University BS Nursing; BSN MSN - Education; BSN MSN - Genearl Track; BSN MSN - Informatics; BSN MSN - Leadership/Management; RN MSN - Education; RN MSN - General Track; RN MSN - Informatics; RN MSN - Leadership/Management
Western Governors University BS - Nursing; MSN - Education; MSN - Education (RN to MSN); MSN - Leadership & Management (RN to MSN); MSN - Leadership and Management