School of Nursing and Health Studies

Master of Nursing

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Be The Change You Want To See

The Master of Nursing Program combines the close attention from expert UW Nursing Faculty with the camaraderie of a small cohort of classmates who are working professionals committed to making a difference, just like you. Choose to specialize in leadership, nurse education, population health or design your own speciality with self-selected electives.

Graduates become nurse leaders, nurse faculty, clinical education
specialists, managers, administrators, directors, change agents, and care providers promoting and implementing programs improving patient outcomes and creating healthy communities in diverse settings. 

Join us in advancing social justice and nursing practice through innovative pedagogy, research and community engagement is just part of what make the Master of Nursing program among the best in the nation.

                    Accepting Applications for Autumn 2022


Graduate faculty

Messages from MN faculty members recognizing the vital role nurses and midwives have in providing health services and in policy making.

The student experience

"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

The MN program difference

  • Three different curriculum options: Nurse Education, Nurse Leadership and a general track.
  • The curriculum is taught by graduate faculty actively engaged in research, nursing practice, and the health of the community at large. 
  • Cohort sizes are small to ensure a hands-on, personable and high quality learning experience.
  • The program is designed to be work-compatible by combining online and in-person learning.
  • Offers a predictable hybrid schedule with courses meeting only twice per month, every-other Friday.
  • Ranked as one of the best master of nursing programs.
  • Full time and part time options.
  • University wide student support and funding opportunities.

Nursing accreditation

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  (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). Visit the UW School of Nursing accreditation page to learn more. 


Latest news

Celebrating National Nurses Week!

Shari DworkinHappy National Nurses Week! 

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MN Top National Ranking

MN USNWR 2023 rankingThe Master of Nursing program has been ranked #1 by US News & World Report for the second year in a row.

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MN Students Create a Community of Peer Mentorship

louie-mei-headshot-(1).jpgLearn more about the Master of Nursing Peer Community - a student led resource for Master of Nursing students and alumni.

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