Department of Nursing

Master of Science with a Major in Nursing

The Baccalaureate and Master of Science with a major in Nursing programs
at IPFW are accredited by the Commission On Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 887-6791

IPFW Master of Science with a major in Nursing programs prepare graduates to attain the following outcomes:

  • Lead in the vision, development, implementation and evaluation of care delivery approaches that ensure ethical stewardship, accountability, quality, and patient safety.
  • Apply advanced clinical judgment and accountability in the evaluation of evidence-based care for individuals, families and populations.
  • Integrate, evaluate, and apply new knowledge and technology within the nursing domain and area of specialization.
  • Serve as a leader in the development, implementation and evaluation of health care policy to advance the nursing profession and to advocate for social justice, equity and ethical policies in all aspects of health care.
  • Provide leadership in collaborative efforts among health professionals and with clients and community partners.
  • Demonstrate mastery of professional competencies leading to certification within a practice specialty

The areas of concentration are:

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is a member of the Purdue Graduate Nursing Consortium which includes the nursing departments of Purdue West Lafayette and Purdue Calumet. This consortium provides inter-campus graduate education by sharing technology, faculty, and clinical resources from the nursing departments affiliated with Purdue University. The Purdue consortium helps provides resources that make Purdue graduate nursing education accessible and attractive to nurses who want to advance their careers.

The programs are part of the graduate school of Purdue University.

Students wishing to enroll in programs leading to licensure or programs offered online should click here to obtain important disclosures.

Please call 260-481-6189 for an appointment to discuss a plan of study.

Upcoming Events


2017 Tapestry Parkview Health Sciences Scholarship
Applications due by 5 p.m. Friday, December 2, 2016

The Tapestry Parkview Health Sciences Scholarship was established in 2002 to provide merit based scholarships to Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) students in the College of Health and Human Services.  The recipients shall have high academic standards; commitment to high quality professional service; demonstrated responsibility for their own actions and education; and strong involvement in community and professional activities.
Up to $50,000 in awards are available for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Scholarship monies may be used for tuition and fees and will be deposited directly into the recipients' bursar accounts.  Therefore, this scholarship is only open to students who will be continuing in their program through spring 2018, not students graduating spring, summer, or fall 2017.
The application deadline is Friday, December 2, 2016 at 5 p.m.  Applications and associated documents should be submitted to the secretary in the Department of Medical Imaging and Radiologic Sciences, Neff B50.
Please visit to review eligibility criteria and find application instructions and materials.

Contact an Advisor

Sydney Miracle, M.S.Ed.
Coordinator of Advising in Nursing

Admissions Information

2016-2017 Graduate Bulletin