Ideally located in the southern end of the beautiful State of Maine, the University of Southern Maine (USM) School of Nursing boasts excellent faculty and programs, with unique and rich community partnerships. The School's faculty are committed to providing exemplary educational programs, scholarship, and community and professional service which is responsive to the needs of the citizens of Maine and the global community. The baccalaureate and master's programs at USM are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036 (202) 887-6791. Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
School of Nursing
News & Events
Now accepting applications for the newly revised DNP program for fall 2016 admission!
May 15, 2016 is the application deadline for the newly revised Doctor of Nursing Practice program. The new program is online with an on-campus residency component.
Change in Masters Option program prerequisites
Attention Applicants to the Masters Option Program for Non-Nurses:
For May 2017 admission, the School of Nursing has changed the requirements for the Masters Option program:
Minimum GPA 3.3
Prerequisite courses (minimum grade B- in these courses):
- Anatomy & Physiology I & II or equivalent (lectures only)
- Microbiology (lecture only)