Robin Austin, Rebecca Wurtz and Priya Rajamani

Partnership aims to diversify informatics workforce

$7.9 million grant to train students to use data to improve public health

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The School of Nursing offers four robust degree programs.
You’ll learn from faculty who lead in nursing practice and research.

7th Doctor of Nursing Practice Program and 10th Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program per U.S. News and World report
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Welcome to the University of Minnesota School of Nursing

The School of Nursing at the University of Minnesota provides its students with a world-class opportunity to learn, lead and discover in a dynamic learning and research environment. Our faculty are nationally and internationally renowned for their leadership, practice expertise and research discoveries. See full Message from the Dean.

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The vision of the Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing is to advance the health and wellbeing of individuals, organizations, and communities through integrative health and healing in partnership with the center, the School of Nursing provides educational opportunities such as the integrative health and healing DNP specialty degree and post-baccalaureate certificate.

Nursing Points of Pride

 
$2.1M

Awarded 2.1 million in scholarships during the 2021-22 academic year.

 
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Awarded the Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for Nursing Collaboratory

 
#1

First to offer DNP degrees in nurse anesthesia, nursing informatics, and health innovation and leadership.

Research Opportunities

15th in NIH funding among nursing schools in the nation, with nearly $5.5M in NIH funding in 2021, University of Minnesota School of Nursing faculty lead innovative research and evidence-based practice projects with students, interdisciplinary colleagues, community partners and clinical affairs.

We address health issues such as Alzheimer’s, childhood obesity, diabetes, peripheral artery disease, opioid addiction and refugee trauma in local, state and global contexts.

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News

U.S. News & World Report placed the University of Minnesota No. 7 in its 2023 Best Nursing Schools ranking of Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs. The School of Nursing was tied for seventh with the University of Michigan, University of Pittsburgh and Vanderbilt University.

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Assistant Professor Cynthia Bradley, PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE, will be inducted into the prestigious Academy of Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing (NLN).

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Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN, Katherine R. & C. Walton Lillehei Chair in Nursing Leadership, was appointed by Gov. Tim Walz to the Minnesota Board on Aging (MBA).

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