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.

Course Catalog

Member institutions offer over 300 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.



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March 2020


Find out more about NEXus at the ENRS Conference in Boston, MA

Stop by and speak with a NEXus representative in the exhibit space at the 2020 Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) Conference in Boston, MA. We look forward to sharing more about NEXus, our member universities, the online doctoral level course offerings for students, and how to gain membership. ENRS is hosting its 32nd Annual Scientific Sessions at the Boston Park Plaza.  Attending the ENRS Annual Conference is one of the best ways to network with nurse researchers, faculty, practicing nurses, graduate…

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Our Location

3455 SW Veterans Hospital Rd Portland, OR 97239-2941

Phone Number

(503) 494-7671





Contact NEXus

3455 SW Veterans Hospital Rd Portland, OR 97239-2941

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