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Wayne State University

College of Nursing

Detroit, MI

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Overview

Wayne State University / College of Nursing is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse-midwifery
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Advanced public health nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Women's health nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Pediatric primary care nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Pediatric acute care nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Neonatal nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Infant and mental health
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Infant and mental health

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 58
Doctoral Degrees 31
Other Advanced Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

425
Applied
156
Accepted
95
Enrolled
37%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 31st Not reported No
Winter deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with a 3.0 or higher GPA. Official transcripts. Professional competence as documented by three references. Current Michigan Registered Nurse (RN) licensure. A personal statement of goals for graduate study.
Doctoral Degree Requirements DNP: Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher in BSN is required. Resume or Curriculum Vita that includes education, work and/or research experience. Two references, one from a doctorally prepared individual. RN license. PhD: BSN transcript; Two to three references from doctorally prepared individuals; goals statement; Resume or CV; Interview
Additional Entrance Requirements Graduate degree in nursing (master's or doctoral), current Michigan RN license, three letters of reference, personal goal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 101
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7
TWE: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$16,316
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

350
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.71%
Black or African American 14.57%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.86%
Unknown 2.86%

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cross-cutting priorities for our research are urban and minority health disparities and biological mechanisms of health. Our faculty are currently working in the following areas: Self-management of chronic conditions: asthma, pain, hypertension, and diabetes; Health promotion: improving maternal/infant, adolescent, and young adult mental health; HIV prevention; smoking cessation; stress reduction; Palliative care: end of life conversations; dyspnea assessment/treatment at end of life.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
384,199

Location & Contact

Address 5557 Cass Avenue
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Dr. Laurie M Lauzon Clabo
Dean, College of Nursing
Email: laurie.lauzon.clabo@wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-4082

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