School of Nursing

School of Nursing

Welcome prospective students, faculty, friends, and alumni to the Washburn University School of Nursing.  The School of Nursing offers exceptional undergraduate and graduate educational programs.  Our nurse graduates are making significant contributions in the delivery of health care to the people of Kansas and many other communities in the nation and the world.  You will be excited to know that the United States Department of Labor reports that the nursing profession is the number one profession for the next decade. Come explore more information about the School of Nursing, and learn what it takes to be a Washburn University Nurse.

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs


Americorps Whole Health Management Project

Americorps Kansas - Valeo Behavioral Health Care

A great student opportunity!

Valeo Behavioral Health Care is recruiting individuals for AmeriCorps Wellness Coaches to work directly with Valeo consumers to provide basic health and wellness supports to better address the comprehensive health needs of those with mental health and/or substance use issues. Candidates will, at a minimum, have a basic understanding of wellness, disease prevention, and management of chronic health conditions.

Learn more about the project and how to apply.

On-Site Evaluation Notice

Washburn University School of Nursing is pleased to announce that the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) will conduct an on-site evaluation of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program and the Post-Graduate Psychiatric Mental Health (PMHNP) Certificate program from March 9 to 11, 2015. Communities of interest (e.g. students, alumni, faculty, employers, etc.) can provide written input into the deliberations of the evaluation team. Written and signed third-party comments will be accepted by CCNE until February 7, 2015. All comments should be directed to:

Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education
1 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036

Contact Us

Petro Allied Health Center / 1700 SW College Ave. / Topeka, KS 66621-1117 / Phone: 785.670.1525 / Fax: 785.670.1032

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

For more information contact Mary Allen.

mary.allen@washburn.edu
RN to BSN Online Program

For more information contact Jeanne Catanzaro, EdD(C), RN.

jeanne.catanzaro@washburn.edu
Doctor of Nursing Practice

For more information contact Dr. Shirley Dinkel, Ph.D, APRN.

shirley.dinkel@washburn.edu