Graduation Cap Ideas Nursing Majors Will Love
Congrats to you!
Whether you’re about to graduate, OR you’ve just been accepted into nursing school:
It was no easy task.
Getting in, finishing it, and everything in between takes diligence. Nurse life is, to say the least, busy.
As a result, the time between clinicals and finishing your program is precious. Little things, like finding cute nurse graduation cap ideas, have a way of falling by the wayside.
Since your free is limited, I put together a post to help you find the best ideas all in one place. I present to you 45 graduation cap ideas for nursing majors. You can easily zip through for some great inspiration!
- Nurse Graduation Caps
- How to Decorate Your Cap
Nurse Grad Cap Decorations
Please enjoy these funny, charming and creative graduation cap decoration ideas for nurses. Above all, they’re a wonderful way to commemorate all of the hard work you put in.
Hah! But really, though. In light of recent years events, this is a great message to send out into the world.
Bedazzle your BSN cap like this for some added flair. I bet it looks extra AMAZING when the sun hits it just right.
This Grey’s Anatomy inspired design is sparkly, yellow happiness. It’s always a beautiful day to graduate!
Show off how excited you are to start your new nursing career with a cute grad cap decorated to look like scrubs! You can even customize the scrubs to your color of choice.
I love caps that are unique and I really like this one. This grad made the best use of the power of alliteration. 🌺
Giving credit where credit is due – in this case to yourself, for seeing your degree through to the end. Let the world know who you are now and that you’re proud of it.
This one is absolutely adorable! From the little hearts to the band aid and stethoscope, all the details are so pleasing.
Friends obsessed friends! This one’s for you!
Coffee, scrubs, and rubber gloves – nurse life in a nutshell. And who doesn’t love a good topical rhyme? This is a simple yet beautiful idea for those who enjoy a more minimal mortar board decoration.
Fans of Big Hero 6 will recognize Baymax shown on the fun design here. I adore this wonderful handmade cap, the reference is perfect for graduating nursing students!
Some more bedazzlement, flower power, and a cute quote. Love it!
Grey’s Anatomy quotes and nurse grad cap designs are a match made in heaven. The color choices and hand painted details really elevate this cap topper to the next level.
EaRNed Not Given Graduation Cap
This cap gives off some serious valentines day vibes and I’m more than here for it.
Show off that school pride by incorporating the colors onto your cap.
Red and black on top of a glittery gold base is a color combination that works SO well. Everything about this cap is downright gorgeous!
Geometric? What an acute idea.
You don’t have to overthink it – go with a sparkly base then accessorize with flowers and you can do no wrong.
This cap wins all the designs! Nurse Jackie, you for sure eaRNed it.
✅ Without a doubt: the right tools make ALL the difference. To help you quickly and easily get started on your design, I’ve rounded up the best decorating supplies to use right here. Find everything you need to craft the perfect graduation cap in one place here!
Funny Nursing Graduation Cap Ideas
I had to include at least one idea with a quote from Legally Blonde.
There couldn’t be a better time to make use of this Game of Thrones quote.
Who hasn’t thought they were NOT going to make it through school and then somehow miraculously pulled through?!
Here’s another spin with a good ol’ play on words. You’re guaranteed to spread the laughs on graduation day with this idea.
Pretty in pink and in charge. I love a good pun like this!
K’s Krafty Corner makes some of the prettiest nurse cap designs, that’s for sure. The creator has a real eye for it!
As mentioned previously: Now is the time to let your punny side out.
Spongebob makes the best inspo for relatable school moods tbh.
Funny and cute – I think we have a deadly combo here.
*Gets an on call shift* – no, not really.
Time for Shots Graduation Cap
Because administering shots is the whole reason you became a nurse, right? 💉
WHAT – a cap trimmed with faux fur?? This “time for shots” grad cap is opening up my mind to whole new world of decorating possibilities.
Lol but really, don’t worry.
I know it’s my destiny! This is an awesome example of how you can incorporate your hobbies to personalize your cap design.
This male nurse cap decoration is waaay too adorable. Every BSN graduate needs this!
Upcycling wine corks done right.
ICU / NICU Nurse
This cap is absolutely precious, oh my goodness! The life is full of tiny miracles saying is the perfect mindset to take with you into your new nursing career.
So true. NICU nurses are superheroes.
When you know you got this!
Harry Potter, flowers and an inspiring quote – this combo can do no wrong.
Punning is winning in my books. Own your new crown, you earned it!
The ultimate nurse graduation cap ideas are these “select all that apply” ones.
Checking off that degree, ya’ll! Talk about a cap decoration that’ll make your day all the more picture perfect, this one more than WOWs.
This fun, painted-on ER nurse design hits all the nursing points.
The heart beat of any hospital is the nursing staff for sure.
Nursing is a work of heart and this design honors the “heart” of the profession. ♥
Declaring that there’s a new stork in town is such fun idea for graduating peds nurses! The 3D decorative elements on this grad cap topper add visual interest in the best of ways.
“e kūlia i ka nu’u” means strive to reach the highest. I think this girl did!
Isn’t this just the most darling cap decoration? From the sentiment to the soft shade of pink, everything about it just too sweet.
Who says you have to grow up? Pediatric nurses are actually stuck in Neverland – and they love it!
I obviously needed to include good Disney inspired grad cap here and this one is 100% ADORABLE. This Toy Story quote is spot-on for the peds nurse profession!
I’m cracking up, this cap topper is great! We love a woman who isn’t afraid to show off her sense of humor.
I’m thankful for all OB nurses. Because without them, a lot of us would of had a much harder time just being here!
How to Decorate Your Graduation Cap for Nursing
If you want to DIY your cap decoration, this video will walk you through the process of how to easily decorate your grad cap.
Nursing stickers for graduation cap
Recommended decorating supplies:
- Set of 2 Packages - Each Package Contains set of Glitter Alphabet Stickers
- Each Letter is .5 inches Tall by .6 inches Wide
- Easy to Apply, Just Peel and Stick
- Great for Scrapbooking, Arts and Crafts, Grad Cap Decoration, School Projects
- Glitter Alphabet Stickers
- 5 Sizes flat back pearl: each sheet contains 70 pieces pearls, size includes 4 mm, 5 mm, 6 mm, 8 mm, 10 mm; Each size 14 pieces in one sheet; 10 Sheets in total
- Nice DIY craft supply: the flat back resin pearls are suitable for handmade art work, cell phone beauty, makeup and wedding arrangements, crafts, scrapbooking, home decor
- Smooth surface: with ivory color, the half round pearl's surface is glossy without scratches, oxidation-proof and dust-proof; They are easy to clean
- Adhesive back: comes with adhesive back, the mixed sizes flat back pearls are convenient to use, just peel them off the sheet, and stick them to the objects you want to decorate, no need any glue
- Note: small part, keep them far away from children to avert chocking; Make sure the place you want to stick is clean without any indent, dust and scratches
Final thoughts on nurse grad cap ideas
I hope these nursing graduation cap ideas have made you all the more excited to graduate and start working in your chosen department!
Nurses are so appreciated. We all know they’re the real backbone of a functioning medical center.
So thank you for doing what you do & happy graduation!
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