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College of Nursing

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Undergraduate Programs

The WSU College of Nursing offers two undergraduate programs that lead to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

Graduate Programs

Earn a Master of Nursing in Population Health or choose from our Doctor of Nursing Practice or PhD programs.

Graduate Certificates

Choose from three graduate certificate programs: leadership, education, or public health.

Growing Research Portfolio

The WSU College of Nursing ranked No. 19 among nursing colleges in the United States last year for funding from the NIH, which is the largest public funder of biomedical research in the world.


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A consortium that includes the Washington State University College of Nursing received a $1 million National Institutes of Health grant to provide environmental health research training.

WSU Nursing part of consortium for environmental health research training

The 5-year grant will create a program to educate 144 faculty, scientists, and educators who will shape the next generation of environmental health nurse scientists.  

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WSU Nursing and partners land $1 million NIH grant for environmental health training

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