Distance learning

The College of Nursing's distance learning program is a live learning environment. Nursing students from around the region participate in real-time with classes that are being held on campus. Students residing throughout Michigan and Ohio attend classes in Detroit from locations such as Lansing, Toledo, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Traverse City, Marquette and Flint.

There are eight distance-enabled learning spaces in the College of Nursing. These rooms all have audiovisual technology that enables the distance students to see and hear everything being shared by the instructor and participate in the discussion. Both local and distance students can see and speak to each other during class as the distance students have a visual as well as an audio presence in the classroom.

Distance learning students can attend class, give presentations, take exams, and collaborate on projects all while remaining off campus. However, there may be a few instances throughout the program where distance students are required to travel to campus. Advanced notice will be given in the syllabus, and the distance learning coordinator can assist with arrangements. 


Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Graduate Certificate Programs


Policies and exceptions forms are available in the distance learning section of Student Forms and Handbooks.

Technical requirements

  • Hardwire capable computer
  • Ethernet cable
  • Webcam
  • Microphone
  • High-speed internet connection

Contact information


Room Number

Phone Number

Distance Learning Coordinator: Christine Seaver



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