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University of Maryland School of Nursing students in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, RN-to-BSN option, and Family Nurse Practitioner specialty have the ability to attend courses and complete the entire program at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) in Rockville, Md.
USG is a collaboration of nine, public degree-granting institutions that brings some of the top programs from across the state to one convenient facility in Montgomery County. USG is designed for students who are professionally focused; who want to fast track their degree. Everything about USG is aimed at helping students complete their degree and start their career.
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When you apply to a program offered at both locations, be sure to check the box indicating that you are interested in attending the program at the Universities at Shady Grove.
Students can complete their entire BSN at the Shady Grove location. This is a full-time, upper division professional program. Students are expected to complete the two years (59 credits) of general studies and prerequisites before applying to enter the School of Nursing as a junior.
Registered nurses with an associate degree or diploma in nursing can take courses and/or complete their BSN at the Shady Grove location. 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.
Nurses with a BSN degree may earn their Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) specialty at the Shady Grove location. This specialty prepares advanced practice nurses to be primary health care providers for individuals of all ages and their families.
Call 301-738-6047 for more information about any of our degree options at Shady Grove.
The Universities at Shady Grove
9630 Gudelsky Drive
Rockville, MD 20850