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Master of Nursing

Faculty working with Students: 26
Students: 30
Students receiving assistantships or scholarships: 23.33%
Priority deadline:
  • Fall - 3/15
  • Spring - 11/1
Campus:
  • Spokane: Yes
  • Tri-Cities: Yes
  • Vancouver: Yes
Tests required:
  • 550 TOEFL Minimum score
  • 80 TOEFLI Minimum score
  • 7 IELTS Minimum score

Degree Description:

The Master of Nursing Population Health (MN PH) is a practice-focused degree that is designed to educate advanced practice nurses to provide direct care to individual patients; manage care for individuals, families, groups and populations; serve as administrators in health care organizations; engage as faculty in nursing programs; develop and implement health policy; and translate research into expert practice.

Admission Requirements:

Click here to go to the College of Nursing’s MN admission requirements page.

Please also check out the Steps to Apply page to get started today!

 

Student Learning Outcomes:

Click here for the student learning outcomes.

Career Opportunities:

Community nurse educators and administrators.

Faculty Members:

Burduli, Ekaterina

Location: Spokane

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Chacon, Christina

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Diede, Tulla

Location: Spokane

Serves as: chair of graduate committee

Dotson, Joann, Ph.D.

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Eddy, Linda Lee, Ph.D.

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Eide, Phyllis, Ph.D.

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Research Interests

Rural health, global climate change, and public health

Eti, Deborah

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Fincham, Sarah J, D.N.P.

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Research Interests

HPV Vaccine education and uptake
Immunization education
DNP student education
DNP project development
Communicable disease
Patient-provider communication-exploring what is most effective
Contraceptive Management
The role and contributions of the nurse practitioner in health care
Adolescent health
STD prevention and treatment
Public health

Graves, Janessa, Ph.D.

Location: Spokane

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Research Interests

Pediatric injury research, health services research, head injuries in children & adolescents, occupational injuries among working adolescents, impacts of work on young people, global health.

Haberman, Melvin R, Ph.D.

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Research Interests

Oncology, cancer survivorship, health-related quality of life, demands of illness, alternative therapies for cancer, mixed methods research designs.

Hoeksel, Renee Celeste, Ph.D.

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Katz, Janet Ruth, Ph.D.

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Klein, Tracy Ann, Ph.D.

Location: Vancouver

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Research Interests

Interface between public policy and prescribing patterns as they relate to practitioner, patient, and institutional factors”

Mason, Anne Michele, D.N.P.

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Nguyen-Truong, Connie, Ph.D.

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Research Interests

Cervical cancer screening health disparity

Oneal, Gail Ann, Ph.D.

Location: Spokane

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Research Interests

Health literacy, risk communication and health information use, risk messages, environmental and occupational health, population health, underserved and rural populations

Postma, Julie Marie, Ph.D.

Location: Puyallup Research and Extension Center

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Research Interests

Environmental health promotion, socio-cultural aspects of environmental health, environmental justice, social determinants of health

Purath, Janet, Ph.D.

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Sarkinen, Bonnie

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Severtsen, Billie M, Ph.D.

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Research Interests

Ethical decision making in health care, life narratives of illness and quality of life, Heideggerian Hermaneutic Phenomenology, and health care policy   

Shishani, Kawkab, Ph.D.

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Research Interests

Tobacco Treatment Specialist

Smart, Denise, D.P.H.

Location: Spokane

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Research Interests

Work place safety, military health, women’s health and health and safety for disaster response workers.

Stover, Pamela, DNP

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Research Interests

Geriatric mental health; vulnerable populations and mental health; therapeutic communication; dementia care; integrated mental health care

VanSon, Catherine, Ph.D.

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Research Interests

Gerontology, managing chronic conditions, qualitative methods, late-in-life migration, health literacy, gero-education

Wilson, Marian L, Ph.D.

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Research Interests

Pain, self-management programs to assist patients with persistent (chronic) pain, mood disorders, opioid dependency/misuse, addiction.

Wood, Natsuko

Location: Spokane

Serves as: chair, co-chair, or member of graduate committee

Contact Information:

Denise Smart
WSU Health Sciences Spokane, College of Nursing
SNRS 135, 412 E. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99202
509-324-7255
Tamara Kelley
WSU Health Sciences Spokane, College of Nursing
SNRS 133, 412 Spokane Falls Blvd
Spokane, WA 99202
509-324-7334
509-324-7341