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The WSSU MSN focuses on the preparation of Family Nurse Practitioners (FNP) and Advanced Nurse Educators (ANE). Whether you want to practice nursing at a higher level, teach, or move into a leadership role, WSSU’s graduate and professional nursing programs can help you reach your goal. 

Ready to advance your nursing career? 
Join us for an upcoming virtual open house/info session:
  • Thu, Apr 18, 2024 @ 6pm
Create your WSSU GradApply portal account. Receive your invitation within 24 hours. 
Attendees will:

♦ Have an overview of our MSN & DNP programs.

♦ Receive an application fee waiver. 

♦ Get answers to questions from program and admissions reps.




To be considered for early admission to the Graduate Nursing program, applicants must submit a complete application by February 15th for Fall admission. The final date to be considered for Fall admission is June 30th.

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Go ahead... take the next step. Ignite your passion, discover your strength, and prepare to make a difference in the world. There is no ceiling to what you can do at WSSU. #BeTheNext



The master’s degree in nursing at Winston-Salem State University is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education | One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036 | 1-202-887-6791

Winston-Salem State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS) | 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033 | 1-404-679-4500

The Nursing programs are accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education and are accepted in all states and jurisdictions for meeting educational requirements for licensure and certification by way of compact designation or applying for reciprocity in a state outside the compact designation. See the Professional Licensure Disclosure Statements page for a list of state-by-state information.

My experience in the WSSU Nursing Program has exemplified learning as an ongoing process. Love is fundamental for caring for patients as a nurse. Not only do I feel prepared as a WSSU trained nurse, but I also look back on my years in the WSSU Nursing Program with a smile.

Uzoji Nwanaji '17