WSU Graduate Nursing students at MNRS Conference in 2011.

Important News and Newsletters


A New Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program: Nursing Leadership: Practice and Leadership Innovations (PLI) Emphasis.

Course delivery will be by hybrid method (primarily online with monthly synchronous webinar meetings). Graduates of the PLI program will be prepared to lead innovations, advance practice, and improve health and healthcare outcomes. Clinical practicums in advanced nursing for the PLI emphasis, where students work with a qualified mentor, enable students to develop and lead a practice and/or leadership innovation project with attention to the impact on the organization and human/financial implications.  The PLI Plans of Study can be found on the Plans Doctor of Nursing program page under Plans of Study.

Graduate Nursing Tuition Information

Tuition for Academic Year 2014 – 2015 is $670 per credit for 600 level courses and $900 per credit for Advanced Practice Nursing cohort.  Please note there are differing tuition fees between the Rochester and Winona campuses. If you have any questions regarding Graduate Nursing tuition information, please contact our office at 507.285.7473.  For general tuition information, please visit Winona State University Cost of Attendance.

Graduate Nursing Newsletters

The WSU Graduate Programs in Nursing Update is published each semester to highlight our program, faculty, students, and alumni.  Below are copies of the current and past newsletters.

April 2015 (PDF)

October 2014 (PDF)

2011 - 2012

May 2012
November 2011
September 2011

2010 - 2011

October 2011

2009 - 2010

October 2009