Master of Nursing

Meet our students and alumni

Meet our graduate students and alumni 

Our graduates and students actively contribute to improved healthcare systems, nursing education and the health of communities on a global level. They lead with innovation, compassion and data driven decision-making, putting their graduate degree education to work for the community they serve. 

Take a moment to learn what makes the program among the best in the nation

Jennifer Collins at work.Four UW Bothell nursing students.
MN Graduates, Jennifer Collins; left. Sarah Hopkins, Lauren Smith, Melissa Russell, Oana Repede; right. 

Susan Collins, Master of Nursing Graduate

Susan is Harborview Medical Center's first ever Magnet Coordinator! 


Susan joined the MN program in 2017. She has been a nurse in the Trauma Surgical ICU at Harborview Medical Center for nearly 11 years, as a preceptor, charge nurse, and one of the first extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) specialists. Susan will now lead the way for Harborview Medical Center to earn American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition® by highlighting nursing excellence and high-quality patient care delivery. As the Magnet Program Coordinator, Susan is responsible for analyzing nurse-sensitive metrics and quality indicators, coordinating the application writing team, and collaborating across the organization to achieve this designation. Susan shared that "...the UW Bothell MN program has prepared me to lead multidisciplinary teams, taught me important project management skills, and fostered the courage necessary to propel Harborview Medical Center towards this nationally-recognized hospital credential”.

Sarah Hopkins, Master of Nursing Graduate

Sarah recently presented at Swedish's Neurosurgery Grand Rounds on Quality & Clinical Care Development: How to Connect the Dots. Watch Sarah's presentation on Facebook Live

Sarah-Hopkins-Headshots51304-crop-2048px-(1).jpgLearn more about Sarah: Sarah Hopkins, is an RN specialized in clinical quality with focus on neurosurgical quality, holds Bachelor of Science degree in biology, as well as nursing, and is presently a Master of Nursing student at University of Washington, Bothell. She is a Certified Perioperative Registered Nurse by the Association of perioperative Registered Nurses, Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality by the National Association for Healthcare Quality, Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk management by the American Hospital Association, and Board-Certified Nurse Executive by the American Nurses Association. Meet Sarah on Linkedin.

Jennifer Collins, Master of Nursing Graduate

How the Master of Nursing in Administrative Leadership equipped her for a leadership role


Susan Girard, Master of Nursing Graduate

Bridging the nursing gap for better outcomes


Arlyce Coumar​, Master of Nursing Graduate

MN degree lights new path for cancer nurse

Updated July 22, 2019 C. Smith 


Award wining professors 


Dr. Annie Bruck, MN professor who recently received the second of three Marguerite Cobb Public Health Community Health Nurse recognition awards (on the far right).


Dr. Surya Pathak, MBA professor and recipient of the Distinguished Research Award, 2019. Dr. Pathak was instrumental in the design of the Administrative Leadership track and continues to teach in the MN program.