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RN-Master of Nursing

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RN-MN

The RN-MN program allows RNs with a bachelor’s degree in any field to pursue an advanced nursing degree while maintaining their other life commitments. Master’s-prepared nurses are in high demand to assume existing and emerging roles in a number of health care settings including management, administration, education, research, policy, and consulting. Full- and part-time programs of study are available. This program is offered at all College of Nursing sites.

Prior to applying to the graduate school and selecting a master’s track option, you will be advised on the completion of the following two courses, which will … » More …

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More than 100 graduate and undergraduate students recognized at Convocation

Nursing grads honored
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Research by DNP students improves health care in myriad ways

Largest-ever DNP class
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Research spotlight: Nurses are essential, yet they struggle within the health care system

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Alumni and Giving

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Alumni and Giving

Since its inception in 1969, WSU College of Nursing has grown in size and influence. Our founders brought courage, diplomacy, and vision to our college. They demonstrated that nurses stand second-to-none and are an integral part of healthcare delivery. By embodying our values of integrity, caring, altruism, social justice, and maximizing health potential, we have carried on their traditions and are delivering the best and most dedicated nurses into the global healthcare community

WSU College of Nursing remains committed to excellence in research, education, and practice. Our success is dependent … » More …

Diversity

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Diversity

The WSU College of Nursing promotes diversity and an environment that embraces and honors all individuals. Everyone is encouraged to explore, understand, and appreciate similarities and differences including, but not limited to, abilities, age, culture, ethnicity, family structure, gender identity, geographical location, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and spirituality.

An inclusive climate is fostered through education, practice, service, research, and initiatives to support the mission of the college. We are committed to actions that support the spirit of this resolution.

This statement was drafted by the Diversity Committee with input from students, staff, faculty, and … » More …

Accreditation

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Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, and doctor of nursing practice programs at Washington State University College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202-887-6791.

The bachelor of science in nursing, post-master’s certificate, and master of nursing programs are accredited through December 31, 2024. The doctor of nursing practice program is accredited through December 31, 2019.

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How to Apply

how to apply

To learn how to apply to WSU College of Nursing, select a program of study below for information on the application and admission process. Each program has a different set of requirements.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
RN-Bachelor of Science in Nursing
RN-MN
MN-Nurse Leader
MN-Nurse Educator
Master of Health Policy & Administration
DNP-Family Nurse Practitioner
DNP-Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
DNP-Population Health Nurse
Post-Master’s DNP
Baccalaureate to PhD in Nursing
PhD Nurse Researcher
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Dean Joyce Griffin-Sobel
Leadership

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Leadership

Dean

Dean Joyce Griffin-Sobel

Joyce Griffin-Sobel

Dean and Professor
joyce.griffin-sobel@wsu.edu | PROFILE

Dr. Joyce P. Griffin-Sobel joined the College of Nursing as its seventh dean in 2016.  She has served as dean at SUNY Upstate Medical University, and prior to that, was at Hunter College School of Nursing, City University of NY (CUNY) as acting dean, assistant dean of curriculum and technology and director of undergraduate programs. She has had extensive experience in oncology nursing, and served as Editor of a leading … » More …

DNP Population Health Nurse

WSU COLLEGE OF NURSING | GRADUATE PROGRAMS

DNP

Applications for Fall 2019 will open in August!

DNP – Population Health

The DNP Population Health degree (DNP-PH) prepares you to work in community health or public health, improving health care systems and population health. Health policy, epidemiology, and health promotion are core concepts of the program. Students learn how to audit and analyze the effectiveness and scope of community health programs in partnership with other professional disciplines and local organizations. You’ll also enhance your skills in interprofessional collaboration, application of evidence-based practice, health information systems, organizational systems, and leadership.

Two pathways are available:

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Message from the Director

WSU COLLEGE OF NURSING | GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Message from the DNP Director

Anne Mason

Dr. Anne Mason, DNP Director

Welcome to the WSU Doctor of Nursing Practice program!  We are excited that you have chosen to attend the Washington State University College of Nursing.

Currently more than 150 registered nurses are actively engaged in studies at the college leading to the DNP degree, pursuing specialties as family nurse practitioners, psychiatric nurse practitioners, population health nurses, and post-master’s DNPs. We admitted over 75 new students into the fall 2017 cohort and each year graduate … » More …

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