Master of Nursing

Prepare for career advancement or enhance the work you are doing in your current role with a graduate degree from this #1 ranked nursing program hybrid program designed to be work compatible for the busy RN. Attend in-person classes only 5 times each quarter; every other Friday, completing the degree in 6-7 quarters with the option to attend part-time. Graduate prepared to provide solutions to the most pressing challenges facing healthcare with the advanced knowledge and concrete skills to broaden your scope of influence to address health disparities, teach the next generation of nurses and lead complex organizations.

Select a focus area to develop advanced skills in:

  • budgeting and forecasting workforce needs;
  • understanding of nursing informatics and how to use it to transform care delivery; 
  • data analysis to maximize return on effort and investment in healthcare organizations; 
  • developing, teaching and evaluating content in clinical and classroom settings; 
  • developing online and simulation learning for 21st-century nursing education. 

Program options

The UW Bothell difference

  • Faculty mentorship and coaching
  • Collaborative learning and networking
  • Flexible and predictable hybrid schedule
  • Hands-on fieldwork with leading hospitals, nursing schools, and community health agencies
  • Accepts up to 6 transfer credits from regionally accredited universities  
  • Curriculum that meets the didactic requirement to sit for advanced credentialing: Certified Nurse Educator or Nurse Executive (NE-BC)

At a glance

  • New cohort each fall quarter (September)
  • Nurse Faculty Forgiveness Loan available
  • Only 5 in-person meetings each quarter
  • Classes meet every other Friday
  • Full-time and part-time study options
  • 100 hours of advanced fieldwork
  • Total credits: 51-55
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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

In these videos, hear from our alumni about how the MN program can shape your future career.

Fully accredited program

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  ( Learn more.