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, immersing students in an environment that is both challenging and supportive.

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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.
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Graduate Nursing Programs

Our master’s and graduate certificate programs offer flexible course scheduling. You can earn your DNP through a blend of online and on-campus courses.
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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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Learn More About Our Bachelor's and Master's Programs

Returning to complete your degree, thinking of transferring, or considering graduate school? Attend our November 13 Open House to learn more about Nursing at USM.

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Beyond the Classroom: Evidence-based nursing practice

Through our community-based clinicals, students work with underserved populations to identify risks and opportunities, and to establish plans for improvement.
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Application Deadlines

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

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