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Graduate Special Students

Students who have completed a baccalaureate degree in nursing and who wish to enroll in further undergraduate courses, graduate courses, or a combination of both but do not intend to pursue a Master’s degree may register as Graduate Special students.

It is also possible to be admitted as a Graduate Special student. Students may apply as a Graduate Special student to the Graduate Programs in Nursing. Students may take up to 12 credits as a Graduate student before acceptance into the program. Credits earned as a Graduate Special student can be applied toward graduation requirements as outlined in the Graduate Catalog. There is no application deadline to apply as a Graduate Special student.

Courses open to Graduate Special students include:

Course Number

 

Course Name

Prerequisite and/or co-requisite

STATS 601

-

Statistical Methods for Health Care Research (3)

STAT 110 or equivalent

NURS 604

-

Health Care Policy/Quality Health Care Delivery (3)

None

NURS 606

-

Nursing Info Mgmt. & Decision-Making (3)

None

NURS 608

-

Organizational & Systems Leadership (3)

None

NURS 616

-

Molecular/Genetics & Immune Mechanisms (3)

None

NURS 617

-

Clinical Pharmacology (3)

Pre or co-requisite:  NURS 618 – Advanced Pathophysiology or consent of instructor

NURS 618
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Advanced Pathophysiology (2)
NURS 616 – Molecular/Genetics & Immune Mechanisms
NURS 701 - Applied Biostatistics
Prerequisite: A  graduate level inferential statistics course such as STAT 601 at WSU
NURS 737
-
Integrated Therapies
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor
NURS 738
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Contemporary Topics in Leadership
Pre- or co-requisite: NURS 608 - Organizational & Systems Leadership or equivalent or consent of instructor