Academics

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

The University of Michigan's BSN program balances nursing courses with humanities and the social and biological sciences. With an Honors program for high-achieving students, a low student-to-faculty ratio and distinguished faculty versed in teaching and research, U-M Nursing provides an ideal environment for success. As a University of Michigan BSN student, you can also earn a minor in population health in a global context, which expands the undergraduate content area and enables you to more fully explore global health through various courses and a required field experience. Global nursing opportunities are an important part of a University of Michigan education. There are a variety of options to fit almost all students' degree plans.

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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) 

Consistently ranked in the top 10 nationally, the University of Michigan's MSN program is being refined by our faculty experts, alumni and clinical partners to remain ahead of the curve on innovations in nursing education and economic growth areas in the health care industry. We transfer this institutional knowledge and infrastructure to your success by offering two distinct pathways, clinical or leadership, which position you for career success today and well into the future.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

As a DNP student at the nation’s largest public research university, you will be mentored and taught by nationally recognized thought leaders specializing in a variety of nursing practice specialties, leadership and data analytics. Located less than a mile from one of America’s top-ranked health systems, U-M Nursing has thoughtfully curated a vast network of clinical learning environments around the country and forged interdisciplinary partnerships— all in an effort to streamline your ability to leverage U-M resources as you work to translate new discoveries into practice.

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Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Practice (Ph.D.) 

As the largest public research university in the country, U-M Nursing offers exceptional opportunities for Ph.D. candidates. Our robust research infrastructure will provide you access to the resources necessary to pursue your scholarly interests, including funding that enables you to be a full-time student, interdisciplinary connections with scholars throughout the university and one-on-one mentorship from our world-renowned faculty. Our program is designed to offer maximum student choice, allowing you to tailor your curriculum, take courses with web-blended components and complete your degree in three to four years.

Specialties

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Concentrations

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Certificate options

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Clinical placements

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Nursing courses

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