Master of Nursing

FAQs

Prospective applicant FAQs

 

  1. How much is the application fee?
  2. Is this program full time only or can I go part-time?
  3. When is class scheduled? Can I expect to go just once a week?
  4. Is A BSN Required?
  5. Can I take classes as a non-matriculated student?
  6. Can I use my UW/State Tuition Exemption?
  7. I still have questions or would like more information--whom can I contact?

1. How much is the application fee?

The Graduate application fee is $85.00. The Graduate Non Matriculation application fee is $75.00

2. Does the program offer fulltime study?

The MN program is designed for three-quarter and or part-time study. We do not offer a fulltime option. You take 5-8 credits per quarter over 7 quarters or 3 -5 credits over 11 quarters. If you need to meet a full-time registration requirement for international student status, contact the advisor at UWBNHS@uw.edu for further details.

3. When is class scheduled? Can I expect to go just once a week?

Yes. You can expect to attend only once per week on Fridays. Classes meet in a block schedule. Typically 8:30 - 11:20 am and 12:30 - 3:20 pm.

4. Is A BSN Required?

Admission is possible if you have a bachelor’s degree in another major and an Associate Degree in Nursing. If you apply without a BSN you will have to demonstrate knowledge and competence in Professional Nursing Leadership and Community Health Nursing.

5. Can I take classes as a non-matriculated student?

Yes, you can take classes as a Graduate Non-matriculated student. Applying for GNM status is suitable for post-baccalaureate students who want to take graduate courses, but who have not been admitted by the Graduate School to a degree program. 

6. Can I use my UW/State Tuition Exemption?

Information about the UW/State Tuition Exemption Program is available. It is important to read the Nursing-specific restrictions on using this exemption.  

7. I still have questions or would like more information--whom can I contact?

If you would like to schedule an appointment with our MN Graduate Program Advisor please visit our ScheduleOnce page.

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