School of Nursing


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Welcome to the OHSU School of Nursing

The School is dedicated to excellence in nursing education through lifelong learning; compassionate, high-quality care of individuals and communities; and the comprehensive pursuit of knowledge and discovery.


The school's faculty includes nationally and internationally renowned scholars, educators and clinicians dedicated to excellence in the pursuit of knowledge and discovery, the holistic and compassionate care of individuals and communities, and the professional development of each member of the school within a nurturing environment.


Bachelor's and master's degree programs focus on the development of critical thinking and judgment, understanding of health systems and economics, interdisciplinary care, public health and communications in a variety of health care settings. Doctoral and postdoctoral programs prepare graduates for scholarly inquiry, independent research, and leadership in the healthcare arena. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree programs also prepare students for advanced practice. 

The members of the school value an educational community that fosters excellence, creativity, self-reflection, accountability, respect for diversity, and lifelong learning.

Discover your passion for nursing at OHSU.

Facts and figures

Please take a look at the OHSU fact book for more information on enrollment numbers and degree enrollment information.