Graduate Nursing

 
 
 

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ADVANCE YOUR NURSING CAREER

Morningside’s Nylen School of Nursing looks for qualified candidates who can contribute to their graduate programs. We focus on educating the greatest nurses in their fields of study! The outcome is worth it, whether you receive a post-bachelor’s certificate, master’s degree, or doctorate.

EXPLORE OUR PROGRAMS

Master of Nursing (MSN)

One of the premier nursing schools in the Midwest, as a student you’ll be equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to provide compassionate, high-quality nursing care, preparing you to become a future leader in healthcare.

Doctor of Nursing (DNP)

There are several different tracks you can pursue in our graduate nursing program, and they are designed with you in mind. Our classes are geared toward setting you up for a successful career in nursing.

Certificate Programs

 A program designed for students who have completed an associate degree in nursing, giving you the ability to transfer up to 94 credits from accredited two-year colleges

ADMISSION PROCESS

  • Applications and acceptances are reviewed and determined by the Graduate Nursing Faculty Council.
  • All required admissions items must be submitted in order to be considered for acceptance.
  • Those accepted will be notified in writing.
  • Course enrollment is determined by availability and program acceptance, as well as meeting all requirements. 
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OUT-OF-STATE APPLICANTS

The Morningside University Nylen School of Nursing has investigated the general requirements for licensure in each state and territory. Morningside University Nylen School of Nursing baccalaureate and master’s program have full approval from the Iowa Board of Nursing. The baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master’s degree program in nursing/and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Morningside University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). Morningside University has been approved by the state of Iowa to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement. As of July 1, 2020, the BSN, MSN, DNP, and Post-Graduate Certificate program meet the following state requirements

GRADUATE NURSING TEAM

Amanda Buse

Amanda Buse

Assistant Professor

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Brenda Wimmer

Brenda Wimmer

Assistant Professor

My hope is that Morningside students will develop a passion for creative, lifelong learning along with a sense of empowerment to improve the world wherever they are.

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Ciara O’Neill

Adjunct Faculty

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Emily Horrigan

Adjunct Faculty

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Dawn Bricker

Adjunct Faculty

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Georgianna Wolf

Georgianna Wolf

Administrative Assistant

I love seeing the students’ confidence and maturity grow while completing their plan of study. I believe Morningside provides a strong foundation and our students are ready for their next great challenge upon graduation and all the next steps as they move toward leadership roles.

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Jacklyn Barber

Jacklyn Barber

Dean of Nursing Education

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Kari Varner

Kari Varner

Associate Professor

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Kristy Carlisle

Adjunct Faculty

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Priscilla Agali

Adjunct Faculty

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Samantha Rozeboom

Samantha Rozeboom

Assistant Professor

The culture at Morningside is welcoming and has a sense of community. I feel respected and part of a team. My input is valued and I am able to learn from my colleagues as well as students, and I am pushed to be challenged.

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Shannon Stewart

Adjunct Faculty

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Tamara Jones

Adjunct Faculty

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Tana Kass

Adjunct Faculty

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Contact Graduate Nursing Admissions

Questions? We’d love to help. Contact us today.

Graduate Nursing

Nylen School of Nursing

712-274-5466
gradnurs@morningside.edu

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