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By focusing on current and emerging knowledge, skill and practice, we help our students be highly effective and competitive in the nursing field. You will be ready for today's nursing workplace thanks to many interprofessional activities with other College of Health and Human Services disciplines and our state-of-the-art classrooms and labs.


Our programs are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, and the school is one of only a few to receive endorsement from the American Holistic Nursing Certification Corporation. That assures that you'll receive a quality nursing education here at WMU.

Empower Success Program

The Empowering Nursing Students for Success project supports students from underrepresented groups and from educationally and financially disadvantaged populations, pairing them with faculty mentors and student navigators to help shepherd them through the Bronson School of Nursing program. Learn more by clicking below or make a donation to support this important program.

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Membership in the Upsilon Epsilon Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing allows you to experience leadership and scholarship in practice, education and research to enhance the health of all people.

News and Announcements

Megan Berichon

Megan Berichon, a senior Bronson School of Nursing student who recently was awarded an Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship Excellence Award  from the WMU Office of the Vice President of Research. Originally from Brooklyn, Michigan, Megan a navigator in the Empower Success program. Under the guidance of Dr. Mary Ann Stark and Taylor Birgy, she is creating a study for her Lee Honors College Thesis. Her research will examine resilience, self-esteem, sense of belonging and perceived stress in students who are part of the Empower Success program.

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Employment opportunities

Western Michigan University Bronson School of Nursing invites applications and nominations for faculty positions.  A list of open faculty positions are listed here!