University of Maryland School of Nursing

The University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) School of Nursing is among the largest and oldest nursing schools in the United States. The nursing education at UMB focuses on current healthcare issues and needs, both here in the U.S. and across the world. The UMB is well-known for its innovative and cutting edge nursing programs. UMB recognizes how important it is for nurses to be familiar with changing technology as well as current health policies. That's why UMB created the first program in the United States for nursing health policies as well as the world's first program in nursing informatics. UMBs School of Nursing has been ranked among the top ten nursing schools in the nation for over a decade.

Graduate-level programs at the school of nursing are offered in over 20 concentrations and areas of specialized study. Just a few of the nursing specialties offered at UMB include oncology, nursing administration, gerontology, trauma and critical care. Programs for Nurse Practitioners are also available in neonatal intensive care, acute care, women’s health, family and adult primary care, among others. UMBs School of Nursing is the only institution in the state to offer a program in midwifery.

The University of Maryland School of Nursing offers an unparallel education experience. The programs offered are rigorous and offers students the opportunity to become generalists in directory patient care or nurse specialists. All programs are taught by faculty who are experts in their fields. Many are researchers and expert clinicians, not just educators. They'll guide you through the world of nursing from both an academic and practical perspective.

The school offers an array of accredited undergraduate and graduate level nursing programs and degrees. These include the following:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • RN-to-BSN
  • Master of Science (MS) Specialties
  • Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL)
  • RN-to-MS
  • Post-Graduate Certificate
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Various areas of specializations are available to students pursuing a graduate degree. These include:

  • Community/Public Health Nursing
  • Health Services Leadership and Management (HSLM)
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (Acute and Primary Care Options)
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Family

The University of School of Nursing is one of the few higher education institutions in the United States to offers a variety of programs and courses via online distance learning. Once courses and programs include the following:

  • RN-to-Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Health Services Leadership and Management (HSLM) Master's Specialty
  • Nursing Informatics Master's Specialty
  • Nursing Informatics Certificate at the Post-Master's Level
  • Teaching in Nursing and Health Professions Certificate

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