The University of Michigan Ann-Arbor School of Nursing (UMSN) provides an academic environment where students are prepped to become the nursing leaders for current and changing healthcare systems. The U-M School of Nursing boasts that its critical study of theory, cutting-edge curriculum, state-of-the-art technology, authorship of research, advanced clinical practice, and mentored leadership in complex organizations are all part of the UMSN education.
Juniors and seniors pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Nursing can participate in three one-credit mini-courses that focus on trauma-informed practice. Students who complete the course will receive a certificate in addition to earning credit. Each course is offered once and students will meet for a full-day Saturday interactive workshop.
In 2017, U.S. News & World Report ranked the University of Michigan School of Nursing #1 in nurse-midwifery, #5 in nursing administration, #15 in Doctorate in Nursing Practice, and #11 overall for its master’s degree programs.
The School of Nursing is a designated PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center. This allows its students to see how international health policy is formed through intergovernmental organizations. Students also have the opportunity to work with the faculty in several global clinical settings, allowing them to complete a global health concentration.
UMSN has a variety of programs for students to select from, allowing them to pursue their clinical interest:
On the U-M Nursing website, there is no mention of whether or not the school allows students to earn online degrees. If the school does offer online opportunities for nursing, information about them is not easily found.