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MN Individualized Study

Master of Nursing in Population Health: Individualized Study

The MN Individualized Study track is for students who want to earn their MN degree and focus on a chosen area of study. With this option you will take the master’s program core course work, plus 3, 3-credit (9 credit total) elective courses specific to your area of interest. Advisors can assist you with identifying appropriate courses.

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Multiple Campus Locations

The program is offered at all five WSU College of Nursing sites statewide (Spokane, Tri-Cities, Yakima, Vancouver, Walla Walla).

Program Delivery

MN courses are completed using a hybrid model where students participate both in class and online. Most classes meet no more than five times per semester; the remaining course work is offered online.

Flexible Scheduling

Full and part-time study options are available. If you attend full-time, you will complete the program in about two years. If you attend part-time you will likely complete the degree requirements in three to four years.

Graduate Certificate Options

If you are completing this track, you may take additional course work and apply for a graduate certificate in either Nursing Leadership or Nursing Education. Please contact the graduate program office for additional information.

Admission Criteria

You may earn your MN degree via 2 pathways. Enter the MN program with a BSN degree, or choose the RN-MN pathway and enter the program as an RN with a bachelor’s degree in any field. Each pathway has a different application and admission process. Select your pathway below for additional application and admission information.

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Tami Kelley
Tami Kelley
Graduate Program Coordinator

Washington State University