Master of Science in Nursing / Addiction
Western Michigan University

Program Details

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

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Western Michigan University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • 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