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Full-time RN-to-BSN program

Get your essential credential from a leader in nursing education.
Programs begin this fall; learn more at one of our upcoming information sessions.

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NDMU Receives Grant to Support Working Nurses

The School of Nursing has been awarded a grant from the MHEC Nurse Support Program II to increase the retention and success of working nurses in our RN-to-BSN program.

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Check out our Simulation Labs

The nursing labs feature cutting-edge technology to to teach students nursing skills, while also enabling them to feel first-hand the exhilarating human experience of caring.

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About the School

Notre Dame of Maryland University is one of the region’s top educators of registered nurses, and more than 95 percent of our graduates work in Maryland hospitals and health care facilities. The School of Nursing has prepared nearly 2,000 nurses, nurse administrators and nurse educators over the past three decades.

We prepare our students to be compassionate and professional nurses in an intimate classroom environment with hands-on experience. Notre Dame of Maryland offers both a Bachelors of Science and a Master of Science in Nursing.

Notre Dame's program is small enough to transform individual students through reflective practice, engaging and challenging class discussions and faculty mentoring. Yet it is large enough to help you transform the world through service learning and study abroad opportunities. And Notre Dame nurses often become leaders in academic and service settings, and health-related organizations.

Notre Dame will change your life and the lives of the patients who count on you. Check out our programs to see the various ways we can help prepare you for a life in nursing.

Nursing Poverty Simulation 2016

Senior students in the nursing and education department participated in a poverty simulation. Students are put into families and each student is assigned a role. They must navigate dropping kids of at day care, going to work, paying a mortgage, picking up medications and visiting social services. Every 15 minutes equals one week. At the end of a "month" students come together for a debriefing to discuss the challenges they faced and how this will change how they understand their patients challenges.

Giving Back: The Frances Kay Pitts ’96 Endowed Chair for Nursing Leadership in Women and Children’s Health

Blessing of the Hands

The Blessing of the Hands is an annual tradition in the School of Nursing when the School Sisters of Notre Dame anoint the hands of nursing students and faculty in a communal sending forth to go and heal.