The privilege to care
DNP graduate Hope Ukatu says it was her father’s example of serving his community that inspired her to find a career where she could help people. “As a nurse practitioner, I work hard to ensure patients feel they are cared for,” said Ukatu.
DNP program ranked 13th by US News & World Report
US News & World Report ranked our DNP program 13th overall among nursing graduate programs. Our Informatics DNP specialty was ranked second and our midwifery DNP specialty was ranked fourth. Full information on the ranking methodology is available on the US News & World Report website.
The feeling is mutual
Joan Liaschenko is called upon often to help patients, families and health care teams navigate complex and emotionally-charged decisions about care. As director of the Ethics Consultation Service for the University of Minnesota Medical Center, she relies on the expertise of colleagues from multiple disciplines.
Transforming nursing education through state-of-the-art facilities
Our 11,000 square foot learning simulation environment for nursing education, research and professional development is designed to reflect the future of health care delivery and nursing science.
Our Bentson Healthy Communities Innovation Center was designed for optimal team education and training experiences involving a range of health care professionals, with high-tech facilities and technology and simulated environments that span the continuum of care.
It also provides opportunities for collaboration with the health care community.
Advance your career in nursing.
We offer four robust degree programs. You'll learn from faculty who lead in nursing practice and research.
Leading Nursing Informatics
Diversity makes us stronger
School of Nursing recognized as a 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award winner!
We asked our students to tell us what drives them to pursue nursing.
Fifteen seniors completing the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program attended the University's Multicultural Academic Excellence's Celebration of Achievement