Degrees & Programs

Academic Programs

Prepares students for entry level nursing practice and is the foundation for continued educational and clinical advancement.

An accelerated 16-month program for students with a non-nursing bachelor's degree who want to enter the nursing profession.

Emphasizes research and prepares students with experience and interest in a clinical specialty for research or teaching roles in academia. The program enables students to design an individualized program of study.

For those seeking the highest clinical practice degree as an alternative to a research focused PhD program.

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At the University of Minnesota

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The School of Nursing is located in a vibrant health care community, within health sciences.

Students learn from faculty who are nationally and internationally renowned in their fields, many of whom also maintain clinical practices and are actively engaged in research and scholarship.

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School of Nursing recognized as a 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award winner

About Nursing

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Nursing is a dynamic profession that has grown and changed over time. Today nurses apply scientific, analytic and technical knowledge and skills to provide safe and high quality care. Nurses strive to improve health for individuals, families, and communities worldwide.