Why Choose SPU?
At SPU, you’ll find an M.S.N. program that’s considered among the best in the region. You’ll also find faculty members who are clinical experts and devoted to teaching. We recognize that obtaining your M.S.N. isn’t easy and who are committed to your success through personal, individual attention. Courses are scheduled Mondays through Thursdays, in the evenings, and feature relationship centered learning.
The M.S.N. program integrates content delineated by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing in its publication, The Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing, to provide quality scholarship for all M.S.N. students.
Master of Science in Nursing Program
Nurses who are ready to advance their education, leadership, and clinical expertise can pursue a Master of Science in Nursing degree. The School of Health Sciences offers the following specialty pathways within the MSN Program:
• Clinical Leadership in Practice(emphasis in Nurse Educationavailable)
• Clinical Nurse Specialist
• Nurse Practitioner (Adult/Gerontology or Family)
Nurses who wish to further their professional development or expand their professional career can pursue specialty certification. The School of Health Sciences offers two certification programs, the Nurse Educator Certificate and the Post-masters Nurse Practitioner Certificates.
Seattle Pacific University now offers practicing registered nurses prepared at the associate degree level the opportunity to accelerate their education and progress seamlessly to complete a master’s degree in nursing. This program allows students to expand their careers by developing advanced leadership and care management skills.
Review SHS policies, procedures, and curriculum specifics in the Graduate Handbook.
2013-2014 Graduate_Handbook (493 KB PDF)
- American Databank Background Check
- Criminal History Questionnaire
- Critical Thinking: What It Is and Why It Counts- Peter A. Facione
- Dickinson Fellowship Program
- Scholarships and Financial Aid
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