UMA offers a choice of nursing programs that provide outstanding preparation for practice in structured health care settings such as hospitals, nursing care facilities, and community-based agencies. Our offerings will also prepare you with the perfect way to advance in your career and prepare for graduate school.





The University of Maine at Augusta Nursing Education Program will be a leader in educating caring, professional, nurses.




The University of Maine at Augusta Nursing Education Program fulfills current and future nursing care needs of diverse populations by educating students to become professional nurses who sustain caring nursing practices.  The Nursing Education Program is delivered using contemporary technology to traditional, non-traditional and place bound students.

Faculty guide and facilitate Associate and Bachelor of Nursing students learning by:

  • Using innovative, evidence-based teaching modalities.
  • Modeling competent, caring nursing practices.
  • Encouraging and supporting lifelong learning.
  • Preparing students for the acquisition of advanced degrees.


The nursing faculty of University of Maine at Augusta is committed to advancing nursing practice through living and teaching core values of:

  • Integrity
  • Respect and caring for oneself and human kind
  • Holism
  • Nursing Excellence
  • Professionalism
  • Honoring Diversity
  • Leadership