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Nurse Leader Shelly Fischer, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE

Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing

College of Health Sciences

Master of Science Program - MS

online master of science program for the Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) 

Nurse Educator Program Overview

The University of Wyoming offers an online Master of Science program for nurses who wish to become nurse educators. This 36-hour online program requires one visit to campus for an initial fall orientation. Newly admitted students are required to come to campus for New Graduate Student Orientation at the beginning of their first fall semester. The 2015 orientation dates are now set:  August 27-28, 2015.

  • Fall 2015:
    For nurses considering applying for a start date of fall 2015, please note that the program of study will be full-time: i.e., nine credits per semester for four semesters. A part-time program of study will not be available.

  • Fall 2016:
    Due to the transition to our new MS Nurse Leader program, no admissions will be taken for the fall of 2016.

NEW! Coming in 2017:
MS Nurse Leader Program
(with an Optional Nurse Educator Emphasis)

This Nurse Leader Program will be a part-time, three-year program of study.

Click in the above link for more information about this new and exciting opportunity!

application deadline: February 1


Phone: 307-766-6565

Important Note

The GRE is no longer required for admission to the MS Nurse Educator Program.

Out-of-State Applicants

The implementation of the Higher Education Act – State Authorization has affected the admission of out-of-state students in the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing Nurse Educator (MS) Program, and students from certain states may not be admitted to the program. For information and a list of the states, please click in the following link:

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