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Preparing students to advance social justice, health and nursing practice.

Our Programs

We offer four degree programs: two master’s programs and undergraduate program options that include two bachelor’s degree programs and three minors. The interdisciplinary faculty in the School of Nursing & Health Studies create unique educational approaches grounded in inclusive learning environments that are accessible, oriented to life-long learning and based on the highest professional standards.

BA in Health Studies

Explore the social and biological determinants of health and engage inquiry and research to improve health outcomes for individuals and communities.

Bachelor of Arts in Health Studies

RN-to-BSN Program

The RN-to-BSN program is a one year hybrid program that focuses nursing research, leadership and community health.

RN-to-BSN program information

Graduate Programs

Take the next step in your education and career development with a graduate degree designed by nationally recognized faculty who care about the health and wellness of communities and are committed to social justice. 

Master of Science in Community Health & Social Justice Master of Nursing

Supporting the health of diverse communities

As a school, we are committed to advancing social justice, health and the nursing practice through innovative pedagogy, research and community engagement. The health of individuals, communities and the globe are inextricable. Whether as a nurse, a global health worker or a patient, understanding one’s position and contributions to a healthier world is the goal of health literacy.


Top ranked nursing programs

#1 Master’s of Nursing program among public schools

U.S. News & World Report has once again ranked the UW Bothell’s Master of Nursing program No. 1 among public schools that offer a master’s degree. The program is No. 5 on the 2023 Best Nursing Schools: Master’s list that also includes private schools.

#1 Bachelors of Science in Nursing program among public schools

U.S. News & World Report announced that the UW’s bachelor of science program in nursing (BSN) is tied for #2 as the country’s best program and is #1 among public universities. This ranking reflects the excellence of all three UW campuses.