Advance your career and follow your passion. Earn a degree in Nursing or Occupational Therapy from EKU Online. Or choose from many other program options.


  • Ranked by U.S. News and World Report in the top online graduate nursing degrees in the nation
  • One of the top occupational therapy programs in the nation, EKU offers a doctorate of occupational therapy post-professional program designed for licensed OTs
  • BS to OTD bridge program allows OTs with bachelor's or post-baccalaureate certificates in OT to earn an OT master's and doctorate at the same time
  • Accelerated 8-week terms, with courses beginning multiple times per year
  • Flexible 100% online learning format from a respected, accredited university
  • CCNE-accredited programs for RN-BSN, MSN and DNP
  • Programs incorporate the standards of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), including evidence-based practice and interprofessional nursing communication and collaboration
  • Affordable quality courses from respected faculty who are nursing experts and continue to practice
  • Dedicated advisors who work with you from application through graduation to personalize your graduation plan


  • RN-BSN
  • Master of Science in Nursing - Rural Health Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN)
  • Master of Science in Nursing - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (MSN)
  • Post-MSN Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate - Family
  • Post-MSN Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (Post-MSN DNP)
  • Master's to OTD
  • Bachelor's to OTD


Eastern Kentucky University is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar institution that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran friendly campuses.


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