Note: Mills College is no longer accepting new students to this program.
Mills offers a Nursing Program, in partnership with Samuel Merritt University, which provides specific training in nursing. The program consists of two years of general education and basic science courses taken at Mills, followed by two years of nursing theory and clinical experience offered at Samuel Merritt University. The Nursing Program offers a special Nursing Leadership Program component designed to help students develop the skills and knowledge they will need to pursue leadership positions in the nursing profession. Completion of the combined program leads to a bachelor of science degree in nursing (BSN) from Samuel Merritt University.
The Nursing Program provides students with a strong foundation in the natural and social sciences, and it fosters exploration of the fine arts and letters. This program consists of a total of 17 course credits. Students who complete their academic work at Mills with a 3.0 grade point average in their certificate course work and attain specified minimum section scores on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) are guaranteed admission to the professional portion of the program at Samuel Merritt University.
For information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information, please refer to the Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure Statement.
With Mills unique Bachelor's to Master's 4+1 Degree Programs you can earn two academic degrees in five years—increasing your career options after college. Click a link below for courses you can be taking now to prepare for your Bachelor's to Master's 4+1 Degree.
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Nursing Leadership Seminar