Nursing Major

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With the oldest bachelor’s degree in nursing program in Indiana, Goshen College has an excellent reputation for producing top-notch registered nurses. We’ve been teaching nursing majors long enough to know that health care is more than memorizing anatomy — it’s about caring for the whole individual.

Goshen College has a Long History of Excellence in Nursing Education.

Ranked among Indiana’s best nursing programs, Goshen College is known for its educational excellence and focus on cultural diversity. Since 1950, we have sent out working nurses and professional health services managers who demonstrate cross-cultural awareness and holistic care. Employers say they prefer Goshen College nursing graduates because they provide compassionate, culturally sensitive, and high-quality care for patients.

Ranked Among the Best Nursing Programs in Indiana

When you enroll in the nursing major at Goshen College, you will be joining one of our most popular and esteemed programs on campus. Our nursing program is among Indiana’s top nursing programs, recognized for its educational excellence and cultural diversity emphasis, whether pursuing a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP).

Whether you plan to be a registered nurse or pursue other healthcare industry careers, our nursing major will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to impact communities across the globe positively.

Employers Prefer Goshen College Graduates

Goshen College graduates are in high demand because they provide compassionate, culturally sensitive, and quality care for patients. Employers prefer Goshen College graduates because they:

  • Are passionate about helping others
  • Demonstrate high-level skills and proficiency
  • Provide culturally competent care
  • Demonstrate cross-cultural awareness
  • Have a commitment to holistic care

If you are looking for a nursing major that will help you make a positive difference in the lives of patients and communities, look no further than Goshen College. With our rigorous curriculum, experienced faculty, and focus on diversity, we can help you launch a successful career in healthcare.

Learn Quality Care for Patients with Compassion and Cultural Sensitivity

The nursing major at Goshen College will you with the skills and knowledge needed to make a positive impact in the lives of patients. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment in nursing career paths to grow 9% from 2020 to 2030. With our rigorous curriculum and experienced faculty of nurse educators, we can help you pursue careers in nursing research, behavioral health, intensive care units, geriatric nursing, and other nursing care career outcomes.

You will also have various opportunities for clinical experiences close to campus. Located across the street from one of the best hospitals in northern Indiana (Goshen Health) and only miles away from several other excellent clinical facilities, you will have easy access to quality placements in health care settings. After graduating from the nursing program, you will enter the workforce with the ability to care for a patient’s full range of needs.

Begin Your Journey Today with a Degree in Nursing

With our excellent reputation, experienced faculty, and focus on diversity, we can help you become a successful nurse. Financial aid is available. To learn more about our major in nursing, fill out the information request form below.​


The baccalaureate and master’s family nurse practitioner programs at Goshen College are fully accredited. Check out the latest stats below.

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Jewel Yoder

Associate Professor of Nursing
Department Chair; Director of Baccalaureate Nursing Programs

Cheryl Caffee

Associate Professor of Nursing

Susan Setiawan

Associate Professor of Nursing

Beth Miller

Associate Professor of Nursing

Vicki Hershberger

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Peter Shenk Koontz

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Sister Veronica Adeduro

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Katie Schramm

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Gretchen Sauder

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Jennifer Van Fleet

Adjunct Professor of Nursing

Linda Kimpel

Nursing Department Administrative Assistant