The University of Michigan-Flint Nursing Department is committed to providing the highest quality education to nursing students and practicing nurses from throughout Michigan and beyond! The University of Michigan-Flint is situated on approximately 70 beautiful acres of land sprinkled with trees, lawns, and buildings with a river that flows through the campus. Along the north bank of the Flint River, the William S. White Building houses the Department of Nursing that is located on the second floor. The Department of Nursing offers three Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) programs, an accelerated Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. The three degree programs leading to a BSN that are offered include the traditional Basic BSN, Accelerated Second Degree (ASD) BSN and the RN/BSN completion program. The BSN, MSN, and DNP programs are accredited through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education(CCNE).
Welcome to the University of Michigan-Flint, ranked 3rd best branch campus of a major university nationally inthe most recent report by The Best Colleges and Universities in America. The ranking is determined on the basis of university name recognition and reputation, economic value, academic quality, student satisfaction, and quality of campus life. Special recognition was given for the quality of our accelerated BSN and doctor of nursing practice programs. Best Colleges noted that, with a new $900,000 grant from the federal government, we will continue to provide a high quality, affordable nursing education in the future as well.
With more than three million members, the nursing profession is the largest segment of the nation’s health care workforce. Nursing ranks #1 according to U.S. News and World Report in U.S. News Best Jobs for 2012. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, for the 2010-2020 decade, the need for RNs will grow 26% faster than overall average growth in other fields. Similarly, nurses with graduate education will also find many professional opportunities in advanced practice settings, nursing education, and other areas. I invite you to find out more about the University of Michigan-Flint’s nursing programs by exploring our nursing website, meeting with an advisor at our Flint campus, visiting us on Facebook, or sending us a tweet.Sincerely,
Margaret Andrews, PhD, RN, CTN, FAAN
Director and Professor of Nursing
Department of Nursing Mission Statement
The Department of Nursing provides:
- Quality student-centered undergraduate and graduate education for men and women in pursuit of excellence in nursing practice, leadership and scholarship.
- A focus on culturally competent care as the foundation for all theoretical and clinical learning experiences.
- Interdisciplinary local, state, and global partnerships that promote health and prevent disease for people of all ages across the lifespan.