In addition, UMR offers baccalaureate programs from the School of Nursing and the Academic Health Center. These programs offer traditional and nontraditional students the opportunity to be taught by University of Minnesota faculty and earn their University of Minnesota degree without having to travel to the Twin Cities.
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree programs provide students with the opportunity to develop competence in a special field of knowledge by learning its principles and perspectives, mastering its methods, and acquiring much of its accumulated knowledge. In addition to offering formal coursework, the college is committed to providing students with opportunities to learn through participation in research, honors programs, individual study, and special seminars. The B.S. degree is detailed and specific with a concentration in science.