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About U-M School of Nursing

A degree from the University of Michigan School of Nursing is a commitment to your future. University of Michigan is recognized internationally for our quality of education, which holds true for both on-campus and online programs.

At the University of Michigan School of Nursing, we are committed to creating a rich scholarly community that supports the advancement of both nursing as a field and the community’s individual members. Our community is built by researchers on the leading edge of innovation, educators training the next generation of nurse leaders and students learning the necessary skills to excel. The energy and passion of these individuals shapes our school and drives what we do.

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at U-M School of Nursing

Connect with U-M School of Nursing advisors now to find out more about earning your MSN at U-M School of Nursing. Consistently ranked in the top-10 nationally, the Michigan MSN program is continually honed 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 translate 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.


Master’s in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Master’s Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Master’s Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner
DNP Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
Master’s in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Nursing Master’s Program
DNP Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner


Program Overview

The health care industry needs nursing leaders who are prepared to drive value-based and data-driven approaches to improve the quality, safety and effectiveness of care delivery.

Our Online MSN in Leadership, Analytics and Innovation is designed to help you develop the skills needed to move into these important leadership positions.

The program is developed and taught by University of Michigan School of Nursing faculty researchers specializing in informatics, evidence-based practice and health analytics and a host of former chief nursing executives. You can look forward to building confidence, competence and a tool kit to appraise system challenges regarding the health of individuals and populations.

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Program Details

We dare to prepare students for the future of health care. Gain knowledge and hands-on experience preparing you to make data-driven decisions and lead this new future.

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We dare to embrace the idea that there are no quick fixes and are looking for nurses who do, too. Nurses who want to work on creating a long-term, sustainable impact on health care at the team, system and national policy levels.

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Student Experience

We dare to expect the best of our students. At the University of Michigan School of Nursing, you’ll thrive in a high-energy, inclusive learning community that sets high standards, works hard and accomplishes the unexpected.

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Online Learning

We dare to be flexible. We understand the challenges of returning to school, especially for nurses juggling work and family commitments. With our high-quality flexible approach, students can have it all: work life, family life and school life.

Key Dates and Deadlines

Winter 2023

August 1, 2022
Regular Application Deadline
October 1, 2022
Final Application Deadline
January 4, 2023
Classes Start

Learn About Our Other School of Nursing Programs

Our academic programs are designed to fuse the critical study of theory with challenging hands-on practice. Supported by a state-of-the-art Clinical Learning Center and partnerships with some of the best mentor-preceptors in the country, we offer experiences and clinical placements fitting for each program. We educate highly skilled nurses with the abilities essential to providing high-quality healthcare.

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