School of Nursing

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  • Celebrating 50 Years

    The school has educated nursing students and nursing professionals in Southern Nevada since 1965.

  • Top Ranked Online Program

    U.S. News & World Report ranked UNLV School of Nursing sixth in the nation for best online graduate degree programs.

  • Dedicated Education Unit

    Student nurses receive hands-on training within the Dedicated Education Units at Summerlin and Spring Valley Hospitals – the only units of their kind in Nevada.

  • Clinical Simulation Center

    Student nurses practice skills, receive hands-on training, and interact with standardized patients at the Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas, the largest of its kind west of the Mississippi.

  • Research

    The school is part of a $20.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health focused on putting clinical health research into practice, and addressing regional health concerns. Associate Dean for Research Jillian Inouye is the director of the Clinical Research, Education, Mentoring and Career Development Key Core Activity.