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


Two Topeka nursing homes, Washburn partner on internships

Two Topeka nursing homes and Washburn's University's School of Nursing have partnered on a program they hope will improve care more broadly.
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Contact Us

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
Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL)

For more information contact Dr. Cyndy Hornberger, PhD, ARNP, MBA, RN.

cynthia.hornberger@washburn.edu
Doctor of Nursing Practice Online

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

shirley.dinkel@washburn.edu
Post-Graduate Certificate - PMHNP Online

For more information contact Dr. Brenda Patzel, PhD, APRN, RN.

brenda.patzel@washburn.edu