Free Online Nursing Courses from Top Universities

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Nursing courses are available online for free via schools like Open University and Liberty University. Students can study things like care relationships and the advanced practice of nursing theory.
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Free Nursing Courses

Free nursing courses are available online through these universities listed below. Students can access course materials with a mobile device, home computer or laptop and an internet connection.

Open University

The care relationships course from Open University offers an analysis of care relationships. Students gain an understanding of the roles people play in care relationships.

Liberty University

Liberty University offers audio and video lectures on nursing theory via iTunes. Students can stream or download courses with topics like grand nursing theories and the application of theory in nursing.

Free Online Nursing Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Care Relationships course from Open University Beginner Text Yes No Yes
Nursing Theory and Advanced Practice course from Liberty University Beginner-advanced Audio/video lectures No No Yes

Popular Schools

  • Online Programs Available
    1. Colorado Technical University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor - Nursing Practice
      • Doctor of Management - Health Care Management and Leadership
    Master's
      • MS - Nursing - Nursing Administration
      • MS - Nursing - Nursing Education
      • MS - Healthcare Management
      • Master of Science in Management - Healthcare Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Nursing (RN to BSN completion)
      • BS - Business Administration - Health Care Management
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Keiser University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • RN to BSN
    Associate's
      • Associate of Sciences - Medical Assistant
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Graduate Specialization - Healthcare Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    4. University of Delaware

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Concentration
  • Online Programs Available
    5. American InterContinental University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Healthcare Management
      • Master of Business Admin: Healthcare Admin
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Business Admin: Healthcare Management
      • Bachelor of Healthcare Management - HSA Mgt.
      • Bachelor of Healthcare Management
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Herzing University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Public Safety Leadership
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Project Management
    Bachelor's
      • RN to BSN
    Associate's
      • Associate of Science - Medical Assisting Services
    Certificate
      • Diploma: Medical Assisting
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Utica College

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy
    Master's
      • MBA - Health Care Management
      • Masters in Health Care Administration
      • Online Master of Science in Health Care Administration - Acute Care
      • Online Master of Science in Health Care Administration - Long Term Care
      • Online Master of Science in Health Care Administration - Service Organization
    Bachelor's
      • RN to Bachelor of Science
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Education Specialist - Nursing Education
    Master's
      • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership - Health Care Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Queens University of Charlotte

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Nursing: Undecided
      • Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Administrator
      • Master of Science in Nursing: Clinical Nurse Leader
      • Master of Science in Nursing: Clinical Nurse Leader Certificate
      • Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Educator
      • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Saint Joseph's University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS - Health Admin

Featured Schools

The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Colorado Technical University

  • Doctor - Nursing Practice
  • MS - Nursing - Nursing Administration
  • BS - Nursing (RN to BSN completion)

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Keiser University

  • RN to BSN
  • Associate of Sciences - Medical Assistant

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Colorado State University Global

  • Graduate Specialization - Healthcare Administration

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University of Delaware

  • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Concentration

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American InterContinental University

  • Master of Healthcare Management
  • Master of Business Admin: Healthcare Admin
  • Bachelor of Business Admin: Healthcare Management
  • Bachelor of Healthcare Management - HSA Mgt.

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Herzing University

  • MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN to BSN
  • Associate of Science - Medical Assisting Services
  • Diploma: Medical Assisting

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Utica College

  • Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • MBA - Health Care Management
  • RN to Bachelor of Science

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Northcentral University

  • Education Specialist - Nursing Education
  • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership - Health Care Administration

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