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Nurse Leader Colleen Lang (MS '19)

Master of Science Program

(MS) Program


Applications will open February 15. Priority admission deadline is May 1.

Online Master of Science program...

  • for the registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

  • offering nurse educator and nurse leader concentrations

  • part-time program of study


Interested in applying to the MS program...

but have questions?

Consider participating in an online informational webinar.
Click the button below for dates and ZOOM link.

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Program Overview

The MS program of study is for nurses who desire to become nurse educators or nurse leaders in any academic or health-related setting. The program mission is to prepare transformational learners and leaders to advance nursing education and practice, thus, addressing the complexities in the 21st century healthcare system. Core curricular concepts woven through the curriculum include transformation, communication, interconnected global perspective, outcomes orientation, and rural population health.


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The GRE is not required for admission to the MS Program



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 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:

UW Outreach: State Authorization


Updated: 9/9/2021

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