Skip to main content
Skip to main content

Cohort Programs

MSN/DNP Program
Norton Healthcare

Program Home


Admission Requirements


Sample Curriculum


Program Contacts:

Crissy Priddy
crissy.priddy@wku.edu
(270) 745-2162

Dr. Beverly Siegrist
beverly.siegrist@wku.edu

Dr. Eve Main
eve.main@wku.edu

 

WKU School of Nursing MSN/DNP Cohort Programs: A partnership with Norton Healthcare

Purpose

Western Kentucky University and Norton Healthcare have partnered to bring a unique opportunity to Norton Healthcare employees.

In Summer 2015, WKU will begin offering a program for nurses, with a bachelor's degree in a related field, to advance their career.

During the next 2 to 3 years, employees can obtain their Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) as a Nurse Administrator and/or their Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). This opportunity will be offered at a substantial discount.

Benefits of our Program

  • Structured class schedule
  • Combined path that gets you to your goal faster
  • All paths include a certificate from WKU in Leadership
  • Fixed rates -- so you continue to get a discount over normal tuition

How does it work?

The structured class schedule will be delivered primarily online with possible face-to-face opportunities offered through conference software and/or on-location at Norton hospitals.

The curriculum is projected to include 38 credit hours to obtain your MSN and only an additional 20 credit hours to complete your DNP.

These classes will be delivered in three terms (Fall, Spring and Summer) with no term requiring more than 3 classes at a single time.

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
download excel.

Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
download word.

Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
download powerpoint.

Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
download quicktime.

 
 Last Modified 3/25/15