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Advanced Nursing Education

MSN and Post-MSN Certificates

Campus and Distance-Based Programs

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Let one of our graduate nursing programs be the catalyst to help you improve health and healthcare systems for individuals, populations and communities.
When you apply, your application fee is waived, and you’ll be given a one-week admission decision.

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Master of Science in Nursing

Take your nursing career to the next level by earning your Master of Science in Nursing at WesternU. Our College of Graduate Nursing offers several nationally recognized programs and specialty tracks to help you earn your MSN in as little as two years. We offer various points of entry to advance your degree in nursing, including an ADN to MSN and BSN to MSN.

While earning your degree, you can choose from specialized tracks, including Ambulatory Care (MSN-AMB) or Health Systems Leadership (MSN-ANL).
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Our two-year, full-time DNP program is designed to develop your expertise in population health and advance your terminal degree in nursing. We offer the convenience of a flexible web-based program to help you earn your doctorate in nursing practice while still working and keeping your family commitments. Upon earning your doctoral degree, you will be prepared to assume leadership roles in nursing and health care.

Join a network of health care workers with a compassionate approach to patient care.

Points of Excellence College of Graduate Nursing

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Our students are taught by distinguished faculty who have received state and national recognition for their leadership and professional accomplishments.

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We offer flexible programs that allow you to balance work and family commitments while earning your nursing degree, including part-time options.

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WesternU has a long humanistic tradition of treating patients as people first, treating students as colleagues, and fostering camaraderie among students.

CGN’s Philosophy for Nursing Leadership and Lifelong Learning.

We envision healthy people and a healthy society where CGN is an innovative catalyst, educating highly-valued nursing professionals who are recognized as forward thinkers, system partners, advocates, and LEADERS FOR LIFE.


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About WesternU

Western University of Health Sciences is a private, non-profit graduate university for the health professions, dedicated to preparing tomorrow’s health practitioners to flourish as skilled, compassionate healers. Two campuses serve students: Pomona, California and Lebanon, Oregon. WesternU students learn within a thriving center for medical, health care, and veterinary education, as well as research and community outreach. Graduates are poised to move into the future to successfully meet the diverse health-related needs of a growing population.

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Discover how one of our graduate nursing programs can open the door to unlimited possibilities. Unlock Your Potential with a WesternU Nursing Degree.