Nurse Practitioner Clinical Residency Program (Minnesota)
Mayo School of Health Sciences at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., offers diverse and challenging clinical experiences to students enrolled in an accredited nurse practitioner program.
To participate in Mayo School of Health Sciences' Nurse Practitioner Clinical Residency, you must be a practicing nurse at Mayo Clinic or within the Mayo Clinic Health System and enrolled in an accredited nurse practitioner (NP) program.
Below is a list of preferred schools, though other institutions will also be considered.
- Minnesota State University, Mankato
360 Wissink Hall
Mankato, MN 56001
- Phone: 507-389-6826 or 800-625-3529 (MRS/TYY/toll-free)
- Fax: 507-389-6516
- Metropolitan State University
- Tracks: Adult-Gerontology, Family, Women's Health
School of Nursing
St. Paul Campus
700 East 7th St.
St. Paul, MN 55106
- Phone: 651-793-1375
- St. Catherine University
Tracks: Adult-Gerontology, Neonatal, Pediatric
Master of Science in Nursing
Office of Graduate Admission
2004 Randolph Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105
- Phone: 800-945-4599, ext. 6933 (toll-free)
- Email: email@example.com
- University of Minnesota
Tracks: Adult-Gerontology, Family, Pediatric, Women's Health
School of Nursing
5-140 Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
- Phone: 612-624-9600 or 800-598-8636 (toll-free)
- Fax: 612-626-2359
- University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI 54702
- Phone: 715-836-5287
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Viterbo University
Tracks: Adult-Gerontology, Family
School of Nursing
900 Viterbo Drive
La Crosse, WI 54601
- Phone: 608-796-3000
- Email: email@example.com
- Winona State University
Tracks: Acute Care, Adult-Gerontology, Family
Department of Nursing
P.O. Box 5838
Winona, MN 55987
- Phone: 800-342-5978 (toll-free)
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For neonatal track only
For psychiatric-mental health track only
Your college or university program director and Mayo School of Health Sciences Nurse Practitioner Clinical Residency program director arrange your clinical experiences.
The clinicals are facilitated by Mayo Clinic professional providers, including NPs, physician assistants, physicians and clinical nurse specialists (mental health only), and provide nurse practitioner students opportunities to work alongside other professionals in a multidisciplinary health care environment.
Students observe and experience the delivery of patient care in a comprehensive health care center that offers:
- A caring, collaborative environment
- State-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and research facilities
- A large, diverse patient population
- An environment based on a team approach and with a commitment to mutual respect
Our affiliated nurse practitioner education programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
See accreditation information for Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.
The Mayo Clinic campus in Rochester includes an extensive outpatient complex, Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester, and substantial research and education facilities.
This Mayo site is among the largest, most advanced medical centers in the world.
Mayo Clinic Health System is composed of facilities in 70 communities in southeastern Minnesota, southwestern Wisconsin and northern Iowa.
Graduation and certification
When you successfully complete your master's or doctorate degree in nursing with population foci including adult, family, pediatric, geriatric, women's health, neonatology, acute care or mental health nurse practitioner course work at your affiliated school, you are eligible to apply for the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or the National Certification Corporation national certification examination as either an adult, family, pediatric, geriatric, women's health, neonatology, acute care or mental health nurse practitioner.
You also receive a certificate from Mayo School of Health Sciences indicating your successful completion of the Nurse Practitioner Clinical Residency.
For the majority of the residency, your learning schedule includes eight-hour days, three to four days a week.
Each year, the class size of the Nurse Practitioner Clinical Residency is determined by the number of available preceptors at Mayo Clinic in Rochester and the Mayo Clinic Health System. This ensures you receive a comprehensive educational experience with close one-on-one instruction.