Master of Nursing The Master of Nursing program is for nurses with a BSN who desire to continue their education. The core curriculum includes nursing research, analysis of health systems, health policy, health disparities, ethics and aesthetics. Students pursue scholarly inquiry by completing a project. The curriculum has a strong emphasis on mentoring with faculty and in fieldwork placements. Nurses with an RN and a Bachelor's degree in another discipline are also eligible to apply.
The School of Nursing and Health Studies offers graduate study leading to the Master of Nursing degree. The schedule of classes is based on a cohort model with students admitted each fall. This model helps students build a strong network of nursing colleagues while also learning from others’ diverse nursing experiences and academic goals.
Applicants most often pursue professional interests in: - Leadership and Management - Nursing Education - Global, Community and Public Health
At the master's level the program is designed to meet the needs of experienced nurses interested in advanced nursing roles in a variety of settings. The program provides students the opportunity for population-based study of advanced nursing through courses and field applications of nursing theory, translational research, and individual, family, community and systems adaptations. At UW Bothell you will find faculty and staff exceptionally committed to students and the development of a program that meets your needs as a nursing leader.
The MN Program is for nurses with a BSN who desire to continue their education. Experienced nurses with an RN and a Bachelor's degree in another discipline are also eligible to apply.
Details on the Degree Program The University of Washington Bothell Master of Nursing Program prepares nurses for advanced leadership roles in health care practice, education, administration, community and research settings. Combinations of core courses, advanced practicum projects, and elective credits support a wide range of nursing interests that allow you to individualize your degree to support your career goals. Designed for the professional nurse, the program can be completed while working full time.
The MN curriculum focus is on leadership in practice, research and education. Your own professional practice setting may be in acute, ambulatory, long-term, or community-based care. At UW Bothell the core curriculum includes nursing research, analysis of health systems, health policy, health disparities, ethics and aesthetics. The curriculum has a strong emphasis on mentoring with faculty and in practicum assignments.
Students are admitted each fall within a cohort model and in the second year direct their own fieldwork with populations of interest with special emphasis on professional development and leadership training.
What Students Will Learn/Program Objectives Graduates of the Master of Nursing program are able to: - Evaluate the adequacy of underlying knowledge from nursing science, related fields and professional foundations as it informs advanced practice. - Competently assess and manage health-related issues within a defined population or care system, and evaluate the effectiveness of these advanced nursing practices. - Utilize knowledge and skills in professional practice among diverse and multicultural populations. - Demonstrate competence in development of inquiry relevant to practice, education or administration. - Develop and utilize leadership strategies that foster improvement of health care.
A baccalaureate nursing degree from an NLN- or CCNE-accredited program OR An associate degree or diploma and a baccalaureate degree in another field; AND Minimum grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the last 90 graded quarter credits (or 60 semester credits); AND Three-credit course in descriptive and inferential statistics minimum grade of 2.0. For more information see http://www.bothell.washington.edu/mn/admissions
Recipient: University of Washington Bothell
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