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Find a program that best meets your needs and background.

I am...

a high school student

The Nursing Freshman Guarantee program is offered on the Twin Cities campus.

in college or have completed some college already. No degree.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is offered on the University of Minnesota Rochester campus.

a college graduate with a four-year degree in a field other than nursing.

The Master of Nursing program is a 16-month accelerated program.

The PhD in Nursing program admits individuals who are not nurses.

a nurse and have completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program is the highest practice degree for nurses and is offered in 13 specialties from nurse practitioner to integrative health and healing to nurse anesthesia.

The PhD in Nursing is ideal for nurses who desire to teach in a four-year or graduate program or conduct research.

an advanced practice nurse with a Masters of Science in Nursing.

The post-master's Doctor of Nursing Practice program takes nurses to the highest clinical practice level possible with a focus on systems, quality improvement and evidence-based practice.

The PhD in Nursing is ideal for nurses who desire to teach in a four-year or graduate program or conduct research.

Post-graduate certificate programs are offered for nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists.

interested in health research and do not have undergraduate or graduate degrees in nursing.

The PhD in Nursing program admits individuals who are not nurses. The rigorous program is ideal for those who desire a career in research and graduate-level teaching.

a nurse with a two-year degree and would like to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

The School of Nursing does not offer a BSN completion program, but encourages nurses to continue their education with one of many BSN completion programs in Minnesota. Please consider the University of Minnesota for your graduate education.