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Technical Standards

Prospective students must demonstrate that they can meet these technical standards with or without reasonable accommodations and continue to do so throughout their program.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at the University of Minnesota will prepare you for a rewarding career in nursing and provide you with a strong foundation for a wide range of professional nursing opportunities.

Master of Nursing

The Master of Nursing program is a full-time, graduate-level program for students with a baccalaureate degree in a non-nursing field. This intensive 16-month program includes all the elements of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, plus additional graduate courses.

PhD in Nursing

The PhD in Nursing at the University of Minnesota prepares scientists for a lifetime of discovery and leadership in nursing research, academia and health systems improvement.

Doctor of Nursing Practice

The DNP program is for registered nurses who have an entry level degree in nursing such as a BSN or professional master’s entry-level nursing degree and are interested in significantly expanding their scope of responsibility and their impact.


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Meet Our Students

Meet the students and graduates of the School of Nursing.

Office of Student and Career Advancement Services

The mission of the Office of Student and Career Advancement Services is to recruit and retain a diverse student body by providing quality academic and career advising, developing committed alumni, and advancing leaders in the nursing profession who are lifelong learners.