It is apparent now more than ever just how integral nurses are to the overall health care system. The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis aims to transform health care through interprofessional nursing education and research.

The school ranks among the top 40 of the best master’s-degree nursing programs, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2021 Best Graduate Schools. The Master’s Entry Program in Nursing and the master’s degree leadership program have moved up six spots from last year’s rankings.

“I’m delighted that our School of Nursing continues to be recognized by our peers as a leading educator in graduate nursing degree programs,” Dean Stephen J. Cavanagh said.

“In times like these, educating the next generation of health care leaders is more important than ever before. We continue to build on our vision of bold system change and improving health care for all."

This year, the school marks a decade of discovery since opening the doors to its first graduate students in 2010. Faculty and students work together to create environments that promote leadership, interprofessional education, transformative research and cultural inclusiveness. More than 550 alumni make an indelible impact on the clinics, classrooms and communities in which they serve.

Additionally, earlier this year, the school launched the Betty Irene Moore Fellowship for Nurse Leaders and Innovators to develop the next generation of nurse leaders and innovators.

The first cohort of fellows will be announced this Summer.



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