Nursing at Detroit Mercy

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Become a caring and compassionate nurse. Earn your BSN at Detroit Mercy.

 While earning your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), you'll utilize critical thinking and ethical decision making, effective communication, leadership skills, and promotion of risk reduction and illness management. You'll be able to provide safe and competent nursing care. Our BSN program accommodates:

Explore Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Programs

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Please see the Financial Aid website for more information on tuition costs and scholarship opportunities.

Looking to become a nurse and already have a bachelor's degree?

You can earn your Master of Science (MSN) and become a registered nurse

In just five semesters – less than 20 months – graduates of the Master's Entry Advanced Generalist Nursing program qualify to be a registered nurse and earn a Master of Science degree in Nursing, and many of our Post-BSN to DNP programs (below) also offer an MSN exit option.

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Already have your BSN and are looking for graduate programs in nursing?

Earn your MSN and/or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

UDM offers a BSN-DNP with a Master's exit which allows you to exit with your master's then continue to the DNP.

 Online       In-person      / Hybrid

Post-BSN-DNP with Master's exit


  • Nurse Anesthesia (DNP) program is targeted to outstanding registered nurses with critical care experience who possess a bachelor or master’s entry degree in Nursing. /

Master's to DNP

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Certificate Programs

For the nurse with a Master's in Nursing looking for additional preparation.

Why choose the McAuley School of Nursing?

Mercy and Jesuit Traditions

At University of Detroit Mercy, we live the Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus traditions. Our students learn a commitment to social justice, with a dedication to underserved populations, to care for the person as a whole and to look at the greater good for all people.

Quality Nursing Education

Small classrooms provide engaging learning environments. McAuley School of Nursing (MSON) faculty are responsive to the needs of students and community. Detroit Mercy Nursing graduates are sought after by employers; they make a difference in their community.

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Commitment to Student Success

Within the MSON, Nursing faculty provide student-centered advising and support. Detroit Mercy has a Writing Center and Student Success Center, where all students may receive assistance in all subjects.

Program Flexibility

The MSON offers full-time, part-time and accelerated nursing tracks to achieve a bachelor or master’s degree in Nursing.  Courses are face-to-face, hybrid or online. Our clinical simulation laboratory offers both low and high fidelity learning to supplement clinical instruction.

Central Locations

The Detroit Mercy McNichols Campus is centrally located in metro Detroit. It is easy to access from a number of freeways or main roads. This means we are located in the middle of our many clinical partners' sites as well.

The MEAGN Program is currently located at our Novi Campus, and you can also earn a UDM BSN from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids.

Macomb students can receive admission right at Macomb's University Center for our RN to BSN program in Clinton Twp.

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The Prelicensure Nursing programs (Baccalaureate and Master's Entry Advanced Generalist) are approved by the Michigan Board of Nursing.

The Baccalaureate degree in Nursing, Master's degree in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and Post-graduate APRN certificate at University of Detroit Mercy are accredited by:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
655 K Street NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001

Contact the CCNE at 202-887-6791

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    McAuley School of Nursing Mission

    Mission Statement

    The McAuley School of Nursing values the importance of promoting social justice and human dignity for all within our global community.

    We prepare compassionate and competent baccalaureate and graduate level nurses who are committed to serve, lead and provide quality culturally sensitive health care to diverse individuals, families, communities and populations.