Universities at Shady Grove

Nursing Students at Universities at Shady Grove

The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) is a collaboration of nine public degree-granting institutions that brings some of the top programs from across the state to one convenient location in Montgomery County. 

The Rockville, Maryland location is ideal for students in Montgomery County, Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia.

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Why You'll Love It:

  • Identical curriculum, course progression, and graduation requirements to those at the Baltimore location
  • Highly accomplished, diverse, student-centered faculty
  • Small faculty to student ratio
  • Motivated students
  • Individually tailored academic support
  • Interprofessional interaction with students from eight other University System of Maryland schools
  • Myriad clinical opportunities in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. region
  • State-of-the-art classrooms, labs, and student facilities
  • Suburban setting
  • Convenient covered and uncovered parking
  • USG also provides all of the services and facilities you need for a successful university career, including academic advising, career services, disability support services, library and media support facilities, and tutoring

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Want to speak with someone about your program options at USG?
Contact us at 301-738-6047.

Our programs at USG:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

This is a full-time, upper-division professional program. You'll need to complete two years (59 credits) of general studies and prerequisites before applying to enter the School of Nursing as a junior.

Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Registered nurses with an associate degree or diploma in nursing can take courses toward and/or complete your BSN at USG. To graduate, you must complete a minimum of 59 undergraduate credits in the social and behavioral sciences, the natural and physical sciences, and the arts and humanities. We also award credit to students with a valid registered nursing license.

Doctor of Nursing Practice Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty

Nurses with a BSN (or MS) degree can earn your Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) specialty at USG. ‌This specialty prepares advanced practice nurses to be primary health care providers for individuals of all ages and their families.


Want to get to know the Universities at Shady Grove a little better? Read the student blog, Around the Grove.

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