Master of Science in Nursing, Graduate Certificate in Education
The graduate program in nursing at Washburn University offers a nursing curriculum designed to prepare women and men as advanced practice nurses. The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree is a 42-45 credit hour curriculum that offers three specialty tracks. The tracks are adult nurse practitioner, public health, and administrative leadership. Two tracks, adult nurse practitioner and public health clinical nurse specialist, meet the Kansas State Board of Nursing requirements for Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP). Students in the adult nurse practitioner track may add a four credit hour course focused on gerontology to prepare for certification as a clinical nurse specialist in gerontology.