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In choosing the University of Michigan School of Nursing, you choose to become part of our community, but you also choose to study at the University of Michigan – a top-ranked and world-recognized leader in higher education and research. Being a student here, whether on campus or online, means undeniable access to the resources and experiences that turn getting a degree into the opportunity to explore, research, engage, strive and learn.

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School Services

Our program lead faculty members are available to all students, whether students wish to connect through in-person meetings or via email, phone or video conferencing. Online students receive support, program advising, individual coaching and mentoring when in need of additional support.

Online students also have access to the same resources as the residential students in other U-M School of Nursing programs. We’re regularly working to better meet the needs of online students with extended support hours and opportunities for digital services.

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School Involvement Available to Online Students

We are committed to offering our online students the same opportunities available to our on-campus students.

Student organizations and meetings within the School of Nursing are open to online students who wish to get involved as a way to connect with fellow students and enhance their graduate school experience.

All online students have the right to meaningfully participate in U-M School of Nursing governance, with the ability to volunteer and be appointed to positions within the governance structure. Students also have the opportunity to serve on school committees.

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Alumni Services

University of Michigan has one of the largest and proudest groups of living alumni across the globe and the alumni association helps them network with one another. Graduates of our online programs have access to the same alumni services as graduates of our on-campus programs. Learn more about the School of Nursing’s offerings for alumni.

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Career Services

The U-M School of Nursing is nationally recognized as a top nursing school, meaning our advanced degrees offer graduates a way to stand out as qualified employees. Once students have matriculated into their programs, the Office for the Associate Dean for Professional Graduate Studies offers academic advising resources.