What is NEXus?

NEXus is a consortium of institutions that offer online doctoral programs in Nursing that provide opportunities for and encourage students to take courses from other member institutions to further enrich their educational experiences.

How to Enroll

Start here! Students work with Campus Staff Coordinators to register and enroll for online course offerings. Each institution provides step-by-step instructions from submitting the application to course completion.


Students work with faculty advisors to identify the course/s that best fits their needs. Take courses from expert faculty from across the country, expand your network, and collaborate with colleagues.


Past Events

January 2018

OUHSC Spring Application Deadline is January 12

The University of Oklahoma application DEADLINE is January 12, 2018. Registration opens October 30, 2017 through January 22, 2018. Classes start on January 16, 2018. Contact NEXus Campus Staff Coordinator Kayla Pullan at 405-271-2428 x49221 or by email at Kayla-pullan@ouhsc.edu NEXus Course Catalog Spring 2018

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NEXus at AACN!

NEXus Faculty Representative, Dr. Jenifer Chilton, Assistant Professor and Interim Director of PhD in Nursing at The University of Texas at Tyler, will be presenting on NEXus at the 2018 AACN Doctoral Conference, January 18-20, 2018 at The Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, Florida. The podium abstract presentation titled Advancing Science: A New Step for an Innovative Collaboration, Dr. Jenifer Chilton; Dr. Suzanne Dickerson; Dr. Barbara Haas; Paula McNeil is scheduled for Friday, January 19 at 10:30-10:55 a.m.

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Our Location

3455 SW Veterans Hospital Rd Portland, OR 97239-2941

Phone Number

(503) 494-7671





Course Catalog

Member institutions offer over 250 online courses annually through the Xchange.  Courses are organized into a variety topic areas (clusters) ranging from, but not limited to, advanced nursing practice to special topics.  The catalog may be viewed and sorted by term, cluster area, or institution.  Detailed course descriptions along with pertinent course information is provided.


Contact NEXus

3455 SW Veterans Hospital Rd Portland, OR 97239-2941

Phone: (503) 494-7671
Fax: (503) 346-8296
Email: nexus@ohsu.edu