General Information

Emphasizing leadership and decision making, Wagner’s Undergraduate Nursing Program blends liberal arts and intensive course work in nursing to prepare upper division nursing students for the intellectual and technical challenges of the profession. Students are offered a variety of field experiences in selected health care agencies. Graduates are prepared to take the NCLEX-RN examination and may work in a variety of health care settings.

The Graduate Nursing Program is designed for professional nurses to prepare them to advance Nursing knowledge and abilities generally and in a specific functional area. In the master’s program, the graduate student is prepared in the role areas of nurse educator or family nurse practitioner.

Students who have a master’s in nursing may obtain a post master’s certificate in Family Health Nursing or in Nurse Educator. Class schedules are arranged so that most master's and post master's students can take two classes in one day. Close attention from an experienced and well credentialed faculty provides a stimulating and meaningful educational experience.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program , which began in fall of 2014, offers admission to advanced placed nurse practitioners to pursue a practice doctorate with a focus on disaster preparedness and population health.