Indiana Nursing Schools

Explore Nursing in Indiana

Jobs for nurses in Indiana are growing each year as the need increases. By 2020, nearly 78,000 jobs will be available to nurses, although only 76% of those jobs are expected to be filled. There is a staggering demand for nurses with bachelor’s degrees or higher and advanced practice nurses, such as clinical nurse specialists, anesthetists, and midwives. The greatest need for nurses are in Indiana nursing homes, hospitals, emergency rooms, physician’s offices and clinics. In order to attract and retain qualified nurses, various hospitals in Indiana offer sign-on bonuses, accommodating work schedules for nurses with families, as well as subsidized training. In effort to decrease the amount of overtime required for nurses, some hospitals in Indiana allow their staff to bid online for open shifts at premium wages. A few of the leading employers of Indiana nurses include St. Vincent Hospital, Deaconess Hospital, and Methodist Hospital.

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About Indiana

Indiana, recognized as “The Crossroads of America”, is home to the Indianapolis 500, Wyandotte Cave, and the Indianapolis Colts NFL team. The state’s capital, Indianapolis, is the 12th largest city in the United States and is recognized as one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country. Also known as the “Circle City”, Indianapolis was the venue for the 2012 Super Bowl and hosts landmarks such as the White River and the Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Monument standing nearly 300 feet tall. Other cities in Indiana, to name a few, include Bloomington, home to Indianapolis University and the famous Little 500 Bicycle marathon, Fort Wayne, home to 15 museums and art galleries and also the site of the first professional baseball game on May 4, 1871, as well as South Bend, deriving its name from the St. Joseph River which runs through the city.

Change in nursing jobs in the future

2012

61,050

2020

77,650

$55,980

Avg. Salary

149

Number of nursing programs in state

92

Number of hospitals in state

49

Number of nursing schools in state

Nursing programs offered in Indiana

  • Marian University +
    • Programs Offered

      • BSN Generic
      • Accelerated On-Campus BSN
      • Accelerated Online BSN
      • RN-to-BSN
       

      Accreditation

      CCNE

  • Anderson University +
    • Programs Offered

      • Undergraduate BSN
      • RN-BSN
      • MSN - Education
      • MSN - Administration
      • MSN/MBA
       

      Accreditation

      CCNE

  • Ball State University +
    • Programs Offered

      • Baccalaureate program
      • LPN transition
      • RN to BS
      • RN to MS
      • Leadership (Master's)
      • Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner (Master's)
      • DNP

      Accreditation

      CCNE

  • Chamberlain College of Nursing-Indianapolis +
    • Programs Offered

      • BSN
      • RN to BSN Online Option
      • RN-BSN to MSN

      Accreditation

      CCNE

  • Goshen College +
    • Programs Offered

      • BSN
      • R.N. to B.S.N. Track
      • Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN)

      Accreditation

      CCNE

  • Indiana State University +
    • Programs Offered

      • Traditional 4 year BSN
      • Accelerated track of the BS program
      • LPN to BS
      • RN to BS
      • Family Nurse Practitioner
      • Post Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate
      • Nursing Administration
      • Nursing Education
      • Post Master's Nurse Educator
      • Doctor of Nursing Practice

      Accreditation

      NLNAC

  • Indiana Wesleyan University +
    • Programs Offered

      • BSN
      • Transition to Nursing (BSN)
      • RNBSN
      • Parish Nursing Certificate
      • MSN MBA
      • Nursing Administration (MSN)
      • Nursing Education (MSN)
      • Primary Care Nursing (MSN)
      • Doctor of Nursing Practice

      Accreditation

      CCNE

  • Purdue University +
    • Programs Offered

      • Four-year baccalaureate program
      • RN-to-BS track
      • Second degree baccalaureate program
      • Adult Nurse Practitioner (MS)
      • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (MS)
      • Post master's Adult Nurse Practitioner Certificate
      • Post master's Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate
      • Post master's Oncology Certificate
      • Doctor of Nursing Practice

      Accreditation

      CCNE

  • University of Indianapolis +
    • Programs Offered

      • ASN
      • BSN
      • RN to BSN
      • Accelerated Master's Program
      • Master of Science in Nursing
      • Doctor of Nursing Practice
      • Nurse Management Certificate
      • Clinical Educator Certificate

      Accreditation

      CCNE & NLNAC

  • Vincennes University +
    • Programs Offered

      • L.P.N.
      • L.P.N to R.N.
      • Associate in Science Degree (R.N.)
      • R.N. to BSN

      Accreditation

      NLNAC