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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
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Infant and mental health
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Advanced public health nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Pediatric acute care nurse practitioner
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) Adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Infant and mental health
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Neonatal nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 51
Doctoral Degrees 29
Other Advanced Degrees 14

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 for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

318
Applied
125
Accepted
94
Enrolled
39%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements BSN from ACEN- or CCNE-accredited program with minimum GPA of 3.0; three references; current RN license; personal statement
Doctoral Degree Requirements Resume or curriculum vitae; goals statement; bachelor's or master's degree in nursing from ACEN- or CCNE-accredited program with minimum GPA of 3.0; current RN license, writing sample and interview (for DNP); reference letters (3 for PhD, 2 for DNP)
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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Financial Support

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

Student Body

317
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.26%
Black or African American 17.98%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.52%
Unknown 2.52%

Gender

Male (9%)
Female (90%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bridging transitions and technology to promote asthma care in the community, chronic wound care for persons who injected drugs, decreasing at-risk parenting to reduce child maltreatment and trauma, dementia symptoms (cognition, behavior, function), determining readiness to engage in end of life/palliative care conversations with adolescents and young adults living with advanced cancer, dyspnea assessment and treatment at the end of life
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

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

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