In addition to a variety of undergraduate program options, Western Carolina is the leading provider in western North Carolina for master's and doctorate level nurse training. Programs are offered in a variety of formats, including hybrid in-person and online programs and fully online master's- and doctoral-level training, which allows nurses to pursue their graduate degree while continuing their career. In-person graduate-level coursework is offered at Western Carolina's instructional site in Asheville at Biltmore Park.
Students interested in graduate school can pursue multiple graduate tracks and certificate options through the School of Nursing. Admission and coursework for each track is unique, so please read these pages carefully: