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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Past Events

Past Events

February 2019

OHSU Spring Registration

Oregon Health & Science University's spring quarter registration runs February 18 to March 8, 2019. OHSU's application deadline is March 1st. To register contact: Kathryn Wildeck NEXus Campus Staff Coordinator Email: sonexchange@ohsu.edu Phone: 503-494-7725 Click here for course offerings: Spring 2019 Catalog

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March 2019

Registration available at Loma Linda

Loma Linda University's spring quarter registration runs March 11 to March 28, 2019. LLU's application deadline is March 11th. To register contact Lisa Butler NEXus Campus Staff Coordinator Email: LSButler@llu.edu Click here for course offerings: Spring 2019 Catalog

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January 2020

Visit our Booth @ AACN’s Doctoral Education Conference in Naples, Florida

The Naples Grande Beach Resort, 475 Seagate Dr
Naples, FL 34103 United States

NEXus will have a booth at the AACN's 2020 Doctoral Education Conference.  The conference brings together deans/directors/chairs, associate deans for research, directors of doctoral programs, and faculty to chart the future of doctoral nursing education. Stop by the NEXus table to learn more about university membership and how to grow your online course enrollments at the doctoral level in nursing. Exhibit hours are: Jan. 30, 2020/5-7 p.m. and Jan. 31, 2020/8 a.m.-4:15 p.m. More information about the event is available…

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