Master of Nursing

Meet our Graduates

Meet our Graduates

Our nursing graduates actively contribute to the improvement of healthcare systems, nursing education and the health of communities on a local, regional and global level. They lead with innovation, compassion and data driven decision-making, putting their graduate degree education to work for the community they serve. Alumni of the program cite the combination of nursing and business skills as a defining factor in their education. 

Brian-Velasco-full.jpgBrian Velasco (MN, Administrative Leadership Track)

Now Assistant Nurse Manager, Brian shares how the program perpared him take on the challenges and strains a pandemic causes while ensuring his team of nurses are equipped and trained to take care of patients in a time of crisis. Read more...



Tamara-Uson.jpgTamara Uson (MN, Administrative Leadership Track) 

Now chief nursing executive with MultiCare Health System, Tamara advanced in her career after receiving the degree by applying the nurse leadership and business skills from the Leadership track curriculum she helped to launch! Read more...








Susan-Collins-(1).jpgSusan Collin (MN, Administrative Leadership Track)

Now the HMC Magnet Coordinator, Susan moved into this leadership role using the skills and formal education of the degree.  Learn how Susan has used the business, communication, project management, data analysis, and leadership skills gained from the program to give a "bigger voice" to nurses and prepare HMC for Magnet Status. Susan also earned her BSN in '08 at UW Bothell. Read more...



Jennifer-Collins-181026A-001-(2).jpgJennifer Collins (MN, Administrative Leadership Track)

Jennifer shares how she has used her education from UW Bothell to make a bigger impact on patient care. Read more...

Arlyce-Coumar-180726A-003-(2).jpgArlyce Coumar (MN, Population Health Focus) 

Moved by the worldwide need for oncology nursing education, Seattle cancer nurse Arlyce Coumar chose the UW Bothell Master of Nursing degree for global impact. Read more...



Samantha-Girard-(2).jpgSamantha Girard (MN, Nurse Education Focus)

Learn how the attainmentof the MN degree put Samantha in a position to have an impact on the profession. Read more.. 

Master of Nursing students (winter 2021) who work with COVID-19 patients make an emotional appeal to the vaccine hesitant in a video (PSA) where they share personal sentiments. Read the new story.

Latest news

Meet the MNPC!

Mei LouieMeet the MNPC, a student organized peer mentoring group offering a variety of services to fellow MN students.

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My Story: Assessing and Caring for People

Meghan-Eagen-TorkkoRead Dr. Meghan Eagen-Torkko's article, "My Story: Assessing and Caring for People," in the campus news.

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MN Alum Assistant Nurse Manager

Brian VelascoWith a UW Bothell School of Nursing and Health Studies' Master of Nursing Administrative Leadership track, Brian Velasco is confident leading a team of clinical nurses at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle’s safety net hospital.


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Updated April 2021