Western Michigan University offers a Master of Science in Nursing focusing on Addiction. The program takes a holistic approach to diagnosing and treating patients with addiction issues.
Students in this Master’s in Nursing online learn how to engage as a member and leader of interprofessional teams to manage and coordinate care. Courses explore patient-centered and culturally appropriate evidence-based strategies in the delivery of prevention, intervention, and other services. In addition to online coursework, students participate in a field practicum arranged in their local area.
The MSN / Addiction track offers courses exploring topics such as:
- Causes of substance abuse
- Physical aspects of addictive drugs
- Diversity and ethical issues in addictions
- Addiction in family systems
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Must have a BSN or bachelor's degree with a major in nursing from an accredited program in nursing
- Requires a current unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in a US state or territory