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Western Michigan University

24 months
703 USD/credit 12654 USD/year
703 USD/credit 12654 USD/year
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Nursing from Western Michigan University is designed specifically for RNs who want to expand their knowledge and expertise. 


Nursing from Western Michigan University offers a choice of three tracks: nurse educator, addiction or gerontology

Career Prospects

Our graduates areleaders in promoting health care in individuals and communities.

Graduates with Nursing from Western Michigan University will:

  • Integrate scientific findings from nursing biopsychosocial fields, genetics, public health, quality improvement, and organizational sciences for the continual improvement of nursing practice across diverse settings.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills that emphasize ethical and critical decision-making, effective working relationships, and a systems-perspective.
  • Use the methods, tools, performance measures and standards related to quality, as well as apply quality principles within an organization.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply research outcomes within the practice setting, resolve practice problems, work as a change agent, and disseminate results.
  • Use patient-care technologies to deliver and enhance care and use communication technologies to integrate and coordinate care.
  • Demonstrate the ability to intervene at the system level through the policy development process and employ advocacy strategies to influence health and health care.
  • Engage as a member and leader of interprofessional teams, communicate, collaborate, and consult with other health professionals to manage and coordinate care.
  • Apply patient-centered and culturally responsive evidence-based strategies in the delivery of clinical prevention and health promotion interventions and/or services to individuals, families, communities, and aggregates/clinical populations.

Programme Structure

Course included:

  • Advanced Pathophysiology 
  • Advanced Physical Assessment 
  • Advanced Pharmacology 
  • Health Policy and Advocacy 
  • Professional Inquiry: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods
  • Methods for Measuring Quality in Health and Educational Systems 
  • Quality and Safety in Promoting Health 
  • Causes of Substance Abuse
  • Physical Aspects of Addictive Drugs 
  • Applied Neuropsychopharmacology of Addictive Drugs 
  • Diversity and Ethical Issues in Addictions
  • Recovery Oriented Systems of Care 
  • Co-Occurring Disorders and Addictions 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application may be considered after the deadline based upon seat availability.


36 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Copy of passport identification page
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or are attending, including diplomas, examination results, mark sheets and certificates
  • $100 non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the first academic year of study at WMU according to estimated cost of attendance
  • This program requires three recommendations
  • Written statement
  • Attach a copy of your Nursing License.
  • A grade point average of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate nursing studies.
  • Evidence of an earned BSN or bachelor's degree with a major in nursing from an accredited program in nursing. Nurses with a bachelor's degree in another discipline will be considered on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12654 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 703 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    12654 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 703 USD per credit during 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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