Master’s Program

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The Master’s Program prepares graduate nurses for a concentration in population health or as master’s prepared nurse educators. Graduates synthesize and integrate knowledge from the biological, psychological, social and nursing sciences. They also analyze the effect of developmental, economic, cultural, epidemiological, social, political, ethical, legal and spiritual factors influencing the care of patients with emphasis on vulnerable and diverse populations.

Plan of Study: 
Traditional Master’s track 
for registered nurses with a bachelor’s degree in nursing taking master’s nursing tracks  admissions.

Post-Master's Certificate is for registered nurses with a master’s degree in nursing from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission or the Collegiate Commission on Nursing Education who wish to expand their competencies in the graduate nursing practice or education in order to become an:

Frequently Asked Questions

Please note: The UMW GSN has moved to accepting applications starting in Fall 2015 for the BS to Doctor of Nurse Practitioner program ONLY for preparation of nurse practitioners. There is no longer a BS to master's degree option at our school for NP preparation.

NP Certification Pass Rates:

Year

AG-PCNP

AG-ACNP

FNP

2014

95%

91%

87%

2013

95%

94%

100%

2012

100%*

94%

100%

2011

  100%**

100%**

100%

*Includes Adult Primary Care & Gerontology    Dual Track Certification
** Includes Adult Acute Care  & Gerontology     Dual Track Certification

Program Track Fact Sheets:

Traditional Master's Track Options:

 MS in Nursing with Concentration in Population Health

Nurse Educator 

Post Master's Certificate 

Application Deadline - March 15, 2016 (rolling)

More about Master's admissions

Interprofessional Center for Experiential Learning and Simulation (iCELS)
The innovative new iCels Center was established in 2013 to build on our successes in health science, research, nursing and medical education

 

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