Michigan State University College of Nursing


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Michigan State University College of Nursing

The Michigan State University College of Nursing has been training the next generations of nurses since its founding as the Department of Nursing Education in 1950. We believe in the power of research, practice and education to affect lasting change and to improve health outcomes in our communities. We do this through recruiting top faculty, staff and students and continuously staying at the forefront of changes in the profession.

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Founded in 1950, the Michigan State University College of Nursing offers three undergraduate programs, as well as advanced practice RN degrees for aspiring nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse anesthetists and nurse scientists (PhD). Of the more than 7,100 living alumni, 85 percent of graduates practice in Michigan. Learn more about the college at nursing.msu.edu.




Clinical Nurse Specialist Program

Learn more about MSU's all-online Clinical Nurse Specialist program.

PhD Program

Become a nurse scientist; enroll in MSU's PhD program today!

Family Nurse Practitioner Program

Learn more about our Family Nurse Practitioner program at Michigan State University.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Learn more about the MSU College of Nursing's Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner MSN and DNP program from director Dr. Dawn Goldstein.

Nurse Anesthesiology Program

In this episode of our student newscast, Spartan Pulse, we look into the college's Nurse Anesthesiology program.

Virtual Tour of MSU College of Nursing

Take a virtual tour of all the spaces at the Michigan State University College of Nursing.

I'm a Spartan Nurse.

Hear what separates Spartan Nurses from the pack, straight from the mouths of our students and alumni.

MSU College of Nursing students volunteer at COVID-19 vaccination site

In early 2021, students from the MSU College of Nursing volunteered at a local COVID-19 vaccination clinic.


  • MSU College of Nursing Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner faculty and a student.
  • BSN students and an MSU College of Nursing faculty member in a simulation lab.
  • A BSN student and an MSU College of Nursing faculty member in a simulation lab.
  • Two BSN students practice on each other in a lab.
  • Four BSN students wearing face masks and face covers sit at desks in a classroom setting and look at papers.
  • A clinical nurse specialist wearing a mask, a white coat and scrubs points to a computer screen that two other people look at.
  • A BSN student hands paperwork to a person in a vehicle who will receive a COVID-19 vaccine dose.
  • An aerial photo of the Bott Building for Nursing Education & Research on MSU's campus.
  • A family nurse practitioner faculty member and student.
  • A Nurse Anesthesiology faculty member and student in a simulation lab.
  • An MSU College of Nursing researcher works with a Ph.D student.
  • An MSU College of Nursing faculty member and students pose at a COVID-19 vaccine clinic.
  • A Nurse Anesthesiology student wearing scrubs and a face mask practices on a mannequin in a simulation lab.
  • A student wearing a face mask and scrubs stands in front of an elevator with the words: "Who will transform healthcare delivery?" printed on it.
  • The back of a student's sweatshirt, which reads: Spartan Nurses Will.
  • An aerial photo of MSU's campus, which shows Beaumont Tower and the leaves beginning to change from green to orange, yellow and red.
  • Trees covered in snow and ice over a bridge that leads to Spartan Stadium.
  • The Spartan Statue in front of trees beginning to flower in the spring.
  • Fountains outside of MSU's main library on a summer day.