School of Nursing

The School of Nursing is one of three schools at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) in Kansas City, Kansas. Academic programs at KU Medical Center are offered through the Schools of Health Professions, Medicine, and Nursing. In addition to the Kansas City campus location, the School of Nursing also has a campus location in Salina, Kansas. The Office of Graduate Studies at KUMC handles matters related to graduate programs in Health Professions, Medicine, and Nursing.

The KU School of Nursing's baccalaureate, master's, and doctor of nursing practice (DNP) programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791. CCNE is a nationally recognized professional accrediting body for collegiate nursing programs. The baccalaureate, master’s, and DNP programs also are approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. The Nurse-Midwifery Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) of the American College of Nurse-Midwives, 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD, 20910, (240) 485-1800.

Graduation requirements and regulations for every academic program are provided in this catalog. Degree requirements and course descriptions are subject to change. In most cases, students use the catalog of the year they entered KU, see the catalog archives and advisor for details.

School of Nursing Degree Programs