Advance the health of individuals and communities, both locally and globally. Discover what it takes to provide quality care in a changing health care environment, all while learning among the best at a top-ranked nursing school and one of the nation's Top 25 public universities. High-tech simulation labs, a focus on health care innovation, cutting-edge research, internationally renowned faculty, and hands-on clinical experiences in the community are all hallmarks of a UConn School of Nursing education.
UConn School of Nursing is committed to our PRAXIS philosophy and to diversity and the excellence it facilitates. We embrace diversity of race/ethnicity, gender, abilities, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic situation, background, experiences, and thought. This diversity culminates in strength that advances our learning, research and scholarship, practice, service, and innovation. We are the only higher education institution in Connecticut to offer the full range of BS, MS, DNP, and Ph.D. degrees in nursing. The School is fully approved, accredited, and committed to quality research and public service. Combine your passion, curiosity, attitude, and initiative with a UConn education to gain an edge as you take on the world’s biggest health care challenges.
Ranking among online nursing master’s programs in the country
External research funding in Fiscal Year 2020
Research centers and laboratories run by the School of Nursing
Offered at the Storrs campus, the Bachelor of Science degree combines a liberal arts education with professional preparation in nursing. Upon successful completion of the program, students receive a bachelor’s degree and are eligible for examination for licensure (NCLEX) as registered nurses.
Certificate Entry into Nursing (CEIN) Program
Available at four, convenient UConn campuses – Avery Point, Stamford, Storrs, and Waterbury – our one-year accelerated degree program is designed for individuals who have already received a bachelor’s degree in another field and are interested in pursuing a career in nursing.
Online Graduate Programs
Our MS and Post-Master's Certificate programs prepare exceptional, skilled, visionary nurse leaders who synthesize best evidence and translate it into practice to advance health locally and globally.
Our Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program has two points of entry and is designed to serve nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, clinical nurse leaders, midwives, nurse anesthetists, administrators, and educators who are interested in a doctoral program focused on practice and leadership.
Our Ph.D. program has a deep commitment to theory, philosophy, and research — quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods. This multifaceted approach is unique in the world of doctoral nursing programs.