Welcome to the University of Michigan-Flint, ranked 3rd best branch campus of a major university nationally in the 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.
Whether you’re interested in pursuing a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) , master of science in nursing (MSN), or doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree, you can count on getting a world class University of Michigan education at an affordable branch campus tuition rate. In each of our nursing programs students learn to think critically and solve complex health problems. Using evidence-based and best professional practices, you’ll collaborate with other members of the health care team to provide people from all socioeconomic groups with outstanding health care. You’ll study under the mentorship of highly qualified, experienced faculty who are committed to your academic success. Faculty also will assist you in developing the clinical skills you’ll need in today’s fast-paced, high-tech, rapidly changing health care world. You’ll be educated as a leader who is well-prepared to provide accessible, safe, quality, and affordable health and nursing care. for individual patients, groups, and communities. You’ll also be invited to participate in our global nursing and health initiatives that include service-learning and research projects in Kenya, Cambodia, the Dominican Republic, Peru, and Taiwan.
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.
Margaret Andrews, PhD, RN, CTN, FAAN
Director and Professor of Nursing