The Master of Nursing program prepares Registered Nurses for advanced nursing roles in a variety of setting which include leadership, nurse education and population, global and public health.
Graduates become nurse leaders, school of nursing faculty, clinical education specialists, managers, administrators, directors, change agents, and care providers promoting and implementing programs improving patient outcomes and creating healthy communities in diverse settings. Students have the option to specialize in nurse education, administrative leadership, population health or may opt for a general specialization.
Advancing 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.
Accepting Applications for Autumn 2021
Messages from two MN faculty members recognizing the vital role nurses and midwives have in providing health services and in policy making.
The student experience
"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
The MN program difference
- Three different curriculum options: Nurse Education, Nurse Leadership and a general track.
- The curriculum is taught by graduate faculty actively engaged in research, nursing practice, and the health of the community at large.
- Cohort sizes are small to ensure a hands-on, personable and high quality learning experience.
- The program is designed to be work-compatible by combining online and in-person learning.
- Offers a predictable hybrid schedule with courses meeting only twice per month, every-other Friday.
- Ranked as one of the best master of nursing programs.
- Full time and part time options.
- University wide student support and funding opportunities.
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 (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). Visit the UW School of Nursing accreditation page to learn more.
Read about Tamara Uson, MN '18, and how she helped develop a program that has been, "life changing."
Susan Collins, MN '19, emphasizes the importance of communication and the value of her education. Moving from a bedside nursing position to Harborview's Magnet coordinator, Collins credits her success to the business and nursing skills she learned in the MN program. She is, "really proud of the education I received at UW Bothell.”