Health sciences and nursing programs

Transforming Lives with Exceptional Care & Influential Research

Our health science and nursing programs prepare practical, compassionate students for careers in fast-paced fields. Graduates go on to meet society's healthcare needs through clinical care, scientific research, patient advocacy, and leadership in the medical industry.

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Over 35 Years of Distance Learning Leadership

Old Dominion University is a public doctoral research institution and a national leader in distance learning with its main campus in Norfolk, VA. ODU has been a pioneer in technology-delivered learning since the mid-1980's.

Are you transferring from a community college?

plusODU is a partnership between Old Dominion University and select colleges, making it easier for you to complete your bachelor's degree.

Looking for a BSN but still need a RN license? You may be able to accelerate your path to a BSN with ODU's concurrent enrollment nursing program. In as little as two years, you could complete both an associate of applied science at a partner school and your BSN online from ODU.

Motivating Everyone Around Her: Rebecca T. Gilbert, RN-to-BSN, MSN

Rebecca balanced work, her family and school to graduate from our online MSN program with a 4.0 GPA and awards for her leadership, academic excellence and service. She continues to motivate those around her at her job in the ICU at the University of Virginia Health System.

Gilbert at a computer in scrubs

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