School of Nursing and Health Studies

Master of Nursing

nursing-master-s-social.jpgAdvancing social justice and nursing practice through innovative pedagogy, research and community engagement is just part of what make the Master of Nursing program among the best in the nation.

Students have the option to specialize in nurse education, administrative leadership or may opt for a general specialization. Graduates are prepared for a wide range of advanced roles such as nurse leaders, managers, directors and educators, promoting healthy communities in diverse settings. 

The program is designed to be work-compatible by combining online and in-person learning with curriculum taught by graduate faculty actively engaged in research, nursing practice, and the health of the community at large.  

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UWB SNHS Ranked #2 in public schools offering an MN program


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Student profiles 

Student videos and student profiles highlight how the program has helped advance their careers and contribute to the health of the community. 


"The MN program is filled with challenge and reward. The faculty and staff's commitment to teaching and focus on the student-teacher relationship has assured not only my success in the program, but has opened new doors to my future."  Bob Chapman, MN Graduate

So many reasons to select the program

  • Ranked as one of the best master of nursing programs.
  • Predictable hybrid schedule with courses meeting only twice per month, every-other Friday.
  • Customize your curriculum with one of our degree tracks.
  • Join a cohort of nursing colleagues from a variety of diverse backgrounds.
  • Engaging, small, and dynamic classroom experience.
  • World class resources and UW graduate faculty.
  • Two year and four year completion plans.

Nursing accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program at the University of Washington Bothell is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791  ( Visit the UW School of Nursing accreditation page to learn more. 

Latest news

CNBC Ranks Bothell No. 1 Among Public Colleges

UW Bothell has been ranked No. 1 for return on investment.  Read the campus news story and the CNBC Make It article for more information on how UW Bothell graduates earn the highest average salaries for their dollars.

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Ethics & equity: Shirley in the news

Jamie ShirleyLearn more about ethics and access to vital resources during the pandemic from Director of Nursing, Jamie Shirley.

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Master of Nursing leaders in the news

healthcare workerNursing leaders completing the Master of Nursing program, ranked #2 in the US, shared their stories about COVID-19 and their coursework.

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