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The School of Nursing offers an elite educational experience. Our rigorous programs give you the opportunity to study as a generalist in direct patient care or specialize in a range of focused areas. As a student, you’re never alone. You have the support of faculty who are leaders in their fields, scientists who make major impacts in nursing research, and expert clinicians who will guide you through your studies.

The value of a UMSON education.

A degree from the University of Maryland School of Nursing carries a great deal of influence in health care. Ranked #11 in the nation by U.S.News & World Report, our programs develop nursing professionals who are in high demand by health systems, universities, government agencies, and other organizations.

Whether you’re starting your career or advancing it, UMSON will prepare you to make a positive impact and distinguish yourself as a leader in the field of nursing.

The School's strategic location in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C., corridor, including its proximity to the state capital in Annapolis and the nation's capital, provides unparalleled opportunities for students in terms of clinical placements and participation in governmental, cultural, and policy-related activities.

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