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Advance Your Nursing Career With Our Graduate Nursing Programs

Midwestern University's graduate nursing programs can help you prepare for an advanced career in nursing with an affordable, flexible hybrid format to support working nurse professionals. Didactic courses are completed online, and students complete practicum/residency hours in their respective states. You’ll benefit from a diverse community of healthcare professionals, students, and experienced faculty who are focused on teaching and mentoring.

Tuition scholarships are available for nurses employed by our clinical preceptor hospitals/health systems. 

Learn More About Tuition Scholarships for Nurses

CCNE Accreditation Review and Request for Third-Party Comments

The Graduate Nursing Programs (GNP) in the College of Health Sciences (CHS) at Midwestern University will be hosting the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for an onsite accreditation review from Monday, October 31, 2022, through Wednesday, November 2, 2022. This evaluation will include the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)/Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program, the Post-Masters Certificate/Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Track, the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)/Nurse Leadership in Global Health Program, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program.

As part of the review process, CCNE provides the opportunity for program-identified Communities of Interest (COI) to submit comments concerning program qualifications for accreditation. We welcome your feedback!  

Written comments will be accepted by the CCNE until Monday, October 10, 2022.   

If you would like to submit a comment for the Graduate Nursing Programs (GNP) in the College of Health Sciences (CHS) at Midwestern University, please submit to thirdpartycomments@ccneaccreditation.org.

If preferred, please mail comments to:Commission on Collegiate Nursing EducationAttn: Third-Party Comments 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750Washington, DC 20001  

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.)
  • The College of Health Sciences is pleased to offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) program. This terminal degree has two specialty tracks which builds upon each student's educational and professional work experience. The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AG-PCNP) track is for master's prepared nurse practitioners who are nationally certified within this specialty area. The Nurse Executive track is for master's prepared nurse leaders.
  • Online
  • Master of Science in Nursing in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (M.S.N.)
  • This graduate nursing degree educates baccalaureate-prepared registered nurses to assess, diagnose and manage acute, chronic, and complex health needs of individuals through adolescence (age 13 and older), adulthood, and end of life as primary care providers in a global health care system.
  • Online
  • Post-Master's Certificate/Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Track (Certificate)
  • This advanced practice nursing track educates master’s prepared advanced practice nurses to expand their current scope of practice in order to assess, diagnose and manage acute, chronic, and complex health needs of individuals through adolescence (age 13 and older), adulthood, and end of life as primary care providers in a global health care system.
  • Online
  • Master of Science in Nurse Leadership in Global Health (M.S.N.)
  • This graduate nursing program educates baccalaureate-prepared registered nurses to become executive nurse leaders in direct and indirect roles within global health and complex care systems.
  • Online