UConn Online Nursing Programs

UConn's School of Nursing graduate program prepares exceptional, skilled, visionary nurse leaders who synthesize best evidence and translate it into practice to advance health locally and globally.

Online MS in Nursing Master's & Nurse Practitioner Degrees

UConn Online Nursing, Adult Acute Gerontology

Adult Gerontology
Acute Care - MS

Coordinate care of acutely and critically ill individuals from adolescence to senescence.

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UConn Online Nursing Nursing Leadership

Leader - MS

You’ve been on the front lines of patient care. Now it’s your time to lead. Deliver policies, outcomes, and best care.

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UConn Online Nursing Adult Primary Care

Adult Gerontology
Primary Care - MS

Care for individuals across the lifespan with common acute and chronic conditions.

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UConn Online Nursing Education

Educator - MS

Expand your knowledge of how to construct and evaluate education programs for nurses and apply what you learn.

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UConn Family Nurse Practitioner Online Master's Program

Family Nurse
Practitioner - MS

FNPs provide comprehensive patient-focused primary care to individuals across the lifespan.

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UConn Online Neonatal Nursing Master's Degree

Neonatal Nurse
Practitioner - MS

Advanced practice roles in Neonatology are among the oldest and most respected of all advanced practice roles in the U.S. and Canada.

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Online Nursing Graduate Certificates

UConn Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Innovations


Helping medical professionals, and others bring innovation and entrepreneurship to healthcare.

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UConn Online Graduate in Life Stories Practice and Research

Life Story Practice and Research

Learn how to promote well-being through narratives, reminiscence, and life review.

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UConn Online Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education

Health Professions Education

Are you involved in educating students, residents, or colleagues?

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UConn Online Graduate Certificate in Pain Management


Managing pain—especially chronic pain—can be extremely complex and frustrating.

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UConn Online Graduate Certificate in Holistic Nursing


Integrate healing of the body, mind, spirit, and emotions into your professional practice.

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UConn Online Dementia Care Graduate Certificate

Dementia Care

The Dementia Care program is designed to help healthcare professionals improve the care of persons living with dementia and their caregivers.

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BS to DNP in Nursing, MS to DNP in Nursing, PhD in Nursing

UConn Online BS to DNP Nursing Program

BS to Doctor of Nursing Practice

Designed for nurses seeking a terminal degree, the BS-DNP option is available for FNP, AGACNP, AGPCNP, Neonatal NP and Nurse Leader concentrations.

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UConn Online MS to DNP Program

MS to Doctor of Nursing Practice

A practice-focused degree for NPs, specialists, midwives, anesthetists & administrators within the FNP, AGACNP, AGPCNP, Neonatal NP & Nurse Leader concentrations.

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UConn Nursing Phd Program

Doctor of Philosophy
in Nursing (PhD)

A Nursing PhD program supporting nursing leaders who advance the field, their careers, and make key clinical contributions for a healthier world.

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Holistic Nursing Credentialing Corporation, endorsed school

Holistic Nursing

Endorsed by The American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation

Neonatal Nursing

UConn Ranked #1 of Neonatal Online Master's Nurse Practitioner Programs

2020 RN_top ranked Program

Noteworthy News

Nursing Education During COVID-19: How Virtual Classes and Technology Expand Opportunities for Students
What started as a way to make sure students gained enough hours of experience to graduate quickly became an exploration of how technology could advance the nursing curriculum. READ MORE

UConn Magazine: Diversity and Inclusion in Genetics
In response to the current social climate, Judy Brown, a faculty member of the Institute for System Genomics and the School of Nursing, decided to offer a special-topics class this year — ISG 5095: Diversity and Inclusion in Genetics. READ MORE

Summer Undergraduate Researcher Isabella Sanchez ’22 (NURS)
Thanks to a Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF) award from UConn’s Office of Undergraduate Research, Sanchez is conducting research investigating the anti-arthritic effects of cannabidiol with faculty mentor Steven Kinsey, a professor in the School of Nursing. READ MORE

Padlocks, Riddles, and Medication Safety: An Innovative Teaching Tool for UConn Nurses
Escape rooms are an emerging component of simulation education, because they help students to engage critical thinking skills while working together as a team. READ MORE

Calendar of Events

  1. Aug 5 CEIN Program Information Session - School of Nursing11:00am
  2. Aug 18 Virtual Information Session, Doctor of Nursing Practice program4:00pm
  3. Aug 31 Virtual Information Session, Healthcare Innovation Online Graduate Certificate5:00pm
  4. Sep 14 Virtual Information Session, Nursing Ph.D. Program4:00pm
  5. Sep 15 Virtual Information Session, Doctor of Nursing Practice program4:00pm