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Department of Nursing

Whether you’re a first-year student or an experienced registered nurse, Morehead State’s Department of Nursing has a program to advance your education and set you on the path to career success.

Hands-on experience

Students in Morehead State’s nursing program gain valuable hands-on skills while they study and learn to apply those skills in real-world scenarios. Training begins in our state-of-the-art simulation labs and continues with clinical practicum placements in partnering health care facilities across the state.

Nursing Announcements

  • The Post-Masters Family Nurse Practitioner Track will be discontinued beginning Aug. 1, 2022. Applicants with another graduate degree can still apply to the Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Program.
  • The AASN program has been reaccredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Program at Morehead State University located in Morehead, Kentucky is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000. The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing program is Continuing Accreditation. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program.
  • Both the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program and the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (AASN) program are accepting applications for the upcoming semester via email to c.aagaard@moreheadstate.edu  or fax to 606-783-9104. Applications for these programs are accepted throughout the year. If you have questions or need further information, please contact Carla Aagaard.
  • Applications to the post-licensure RN-BSN Online Degree Program are accepted throughout the year via email to nursingdept@moreheadstate.edu or via fax to 606-783-9104. Classes may be taken in first-half and second-half semester in both fall and spring semesters as well as in summer sessions. If you have questions or need further information, call 606-783-2296 or email nursingdept@moreheadstate.edu.
  • Morehead State University is accepting applications for the online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program with a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)-Primary Care concentration through April 15 for admission for the fall semester and through Nov. 15 for admission for the spring semester (late applications taken on a case by case basis). We accept applications for this program throughout the semester, but you will start the upcoming semester. Please contact Dr. Lucy Mays, Professor & Online Nursing Programs Coordinator /Distance Educ. In Nursing, at 606-783-2773 with questions regarding the application process for the online Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner program.
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Learn-by-doing in our simulation labs, where mannequins mimic ailments and symptoms for students to diagnose and treat.

Apply for Nursing Programs

Nursing programs have a selective admissions process, and a limited number of students are selected each year.

More Nursing Information

Scholarships

Learn about scholarship opportunities exclusively for nursing students.

Student Organizations

Explore student organizations geared toward nursing students.

Our Facilities

Learn more about our interactive simulation laboratories and other facilities housed in the Center for Health, Education and Research.

Contact Information

Department of Nursing

201 Center for Health, Education and Research
316 W. Second St.
Morehead, KY 49351

EMAIL: Nursingdept@moreheadstate.edu
PHONE: 606-783-2296
FAX: 606-783-9104