UND College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines
430 Oxford Street
Grand Forks, ND 58202-9025
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The College of Nursing has a special mission within the University of educating individuals for professional roles in nursing and nutrition. The College strives to enhance the health of people in the region by preparing leaders in nursing and nutrition through innovative, accessible programs, and significant faculty and student scholarship and service. In support of this mission, the College emphasizes an integration of research, teaching, practice and service to meet the needs of the populations of our region. Graduate and undergraduate students receive their education in a caring and culturally inclusive environment and are expected to develop critical thinking and intellectual inquiry skills. It is also the focus of the College to nurture the leadership and professional qualities among its students and faculty.
The UND College of Nursing offers both undergraduate and graduate programs of study in nursing, including RN-BSN and RN-MS distance delivered degrees, and undergraduate programs in dietetics and community nutrition.
The master's program, leading to a Master of Science (M.S.) degree with a major in nursing, boasts six specializations: psychiatric/mental health, family nurse practitioner, public/community health, nurse anesthesia, nursing education, and gerontology. The master's program is targeted to prepare clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, nurse educators, and nurse administrators. The focus of the masters nursing program is based on scientific knowledge of nursing practice and education through research. The College also offers a PhD program to prepare nurses for roles as nurse scientists and faculty.