University of Portland Bulletin 2017-2018

Programs of Study

Because nursing is a dynamic field, the nursing curriculum is subject to change at the School of Nursing’s discretion.

The School of Nursing and the Graduate School offer the following degrees and programs:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • Freshmen entering in Fall 2017 will continue with the current 9-semester nursing curriculum (5 semesters in upper division). However, the current curriculum will be enhanced and modified in the junior and senior years (2019-21) to reflect the most current nursing knowledge and pedagogy. For more information, visit the SON website.
  • The School of Nursing will implement an updated curriculum beginning Fall 2018. The updated curriculum will be an 8-semester program. Please go to for additional information.


Graduate Program:

Doctor of Nursing Practice