School of Nursing

As a leading educator of health care providers, we offer degrees and certificates at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Our programs provide the academic and social foundation for nursing graduates to meet the needs of the citizens of Maine and the global community. Learn more about School of Nursing.

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Leading the Way with Academic Excellence

Our faculty integrates classroom theory with experiential learning. Students are immersed in an environment that is both challenging and supportive.

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Undergraduate nursing students practice skills in a lab

Undergraduate Nursing Programs

Prepare for your professional nursing practice with our expert faculty and state-of-the-art simulation labs. We offer both traditional and community-based clinicals.
Graduate faculty member and student care for patient in community-based clinical

Graduate Nursing Programs

Our master’s and graduate certificate programs can be taken on a part-time or full-time basis. You can earn your DNP through a blend of online and on-campus courses.
School of Nursing, Masterton Hall, Portland campus

Visit Us!

The best way to get to know the University is to visit one of our three beautiful campuses in Portland, Gorham, and Lewiston Auburn. Register for a tour today.
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Join us for an Open House

Returning to complete your degree, thinking of transferring, or considering graduate school? Attend our May 15 Open House.

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Undergraduate nursing students in class

Application Deadlines

Admission to our undergraduate and graduate programs is on a competitive basis. Application deadlines vary for each program.

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Events

May
12
Sat

Nursing Convocation and Pinning Ceremony

4:00 PM, Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring St., Portland, ME