USM School of Nursing is on the forefront of healthcare advancement ensuring that our graduates are prepared for the challenges of today and tomorrow. We meet our mission of preparing compassionate, competent, quality driven registered nurses, advanced practice nurse practitioners, nurse educators, nursing leaders and Doctors of Nurse Practice.
Our faculty are nationally and internationally recognized experts in nursing education and clinical practice. As the field of nursing is continually evolving our faculty are innovators in nursing education and clinical practice, and they are supported by a team of expert staff members.
Our baccalaureate nursing students consistently meet or exceed the national benchmark for NCLEX on the first attempt with 99% to 100% of our accelerated students passing on the first attempt.
Save the Date for Our Spring Nursing Pinning and Hooding Ceremony!
Our spring pinning ceremony will be held on May 3, 2023 in the Sullivan Gym, Portland campus.
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 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.
Current students, faculty, and staff: Visit us on MyUSM
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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.
Experience the School of Nursing
The best way to get to know the University is to visit us. We offer group tours of our Simulation Center, followed by Information Sessions with faculty and advisors.
Clinicals: A Commitment to the Community
Through community partnerships, our students provide primary care, public health, and mental health services for underserved populations.