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Building on your undergraduate coursework and experience in the field of nursing, the Master of Science (MS) program will challenge you to expand your understanding of the profession. Focus on a specialized area of advanced practice nursing including public health, informatics, leadership, and more.
The MS program prepares you to:
The MS program offers a range of options to fit your interests, specialties, and career goals:
Students applying to the MS program must have the following:
During your MS program coursework, you’ll develop a range of critical skills that will make you a more effective, more prepared, and more versatile nursing professional. Graduates of the MS program are prepared to:
Additionally, as a University of Maryland School of Nursing student, your character, attitude, and ethics must be unimpeachable. We expect that you’ll value scientific inquiry’s essential role in professional practice while challenging yourself and your peers to make meaningful contributions to the nursing profession.