Samuel Merritt has been preparing professional nurses for 100 years - we know how to do it! Join us in a life-long career assisting a diverse society in meeting its health challenges. We strive to enhance the wellbeing of our patients and ourselves. Depending on your program, you can become a practicing entry-level or advanced practitioner in one to three years. Don't wait any longer.
Audrey Berman, PhD, RN
Dean and Professor of Nursing
Samuel Merritt University
Note: If you have questions about applying to a nursing program, please contact the advisor listed under Admission Information on the web page of the specific program.
The School of Nursing prepares highly skilled nurse clinicians and nurse leaders who promote health and well-being across diverse populations and communities, recognize the importance of Social Determinants of Health, and practice with compassion, kindness, and respect.
The full School of Nursing Mission, Vision, and Values document can be found here.
- Entry Level Master of Science in Nursing
- Master of Science in Nursing (Post Professional)
- Doctor of Nursing Practice
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Samuel Merritt University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).