The College holds information meetings each month on its undergraduate and graduate programs. At these meetings, academic services officers review the application process, prerequisites, and the programs available in the College of Nursing. Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to attend a program information meeting prior to making application. University Parking structures require a parking fee upon entry. Campus Maps can be found here.
For students who are interested in the nursing profession and have no previous experience in nursing education and do not hold a baccalaureate degree. To view information meeting dates, click here.
Second Career/Second Degree (CD2) Program
For college graduates who have earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution in areas other than nursing, and are entering nursing education for the first time. To view information meeting dates, click here.
RN to BSN Program
For individuals who hold an appropriate associate degree from a community college with a Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (MACRAO) transfer agreement as well as an RN license to earn a BSN degree from Wayne State. To view information meeting dates, click here.
The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program is designed to prepare nurses for advanced nursing practice in the care of cultural diverse individuals, families, groups and communities within a variety of healthcare settings. To view information meeting dates, click here.
PhD and DNP Programs
Two post-baccalaureate doctoral programs in nursing are offered by Wayne State University College of Nursing.
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program prepares highly competent researchers and scholars who will contribute to the body of scientific knowledge in nursing. Students in the program have opportunities to gain in-depth knowledge of nursing theories and develop skills in theory building, research methods, and in cognate disciplines bearing upon the development, transmission, and use of nursing knowledge. To view information meeting dates, click here.
The Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) program is designed to prepare the nurse at an advanced level of nursing science. The program emphasizes the development of the student's capacity to impact the clinical setting as leaders and educators and to utilize clinical research to improve and transform healthcare. To view information meeting dates, click here.