Graduate Nursing Programs - Open House

August 11, 2014
6 to 8 p.m.
Student Activity Center
Building 5, next to the Gymnasium

Washington Adventist University
7600 Flower Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

 nursinggradMelissa  nursinggradDaryl

Washington Adventist University’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies is hosting an evening open house on August 11 for nurses and other healthcare professionals who are interested in pursuing graduate degrees. The open house will feature information about the university’s Master of Science degrees in nursing education and nursing and business leadership, along with the school’s Master of Arts degree in healthcare administration.

Information tables will be set up for the duration of the evening, and faculty and staff will be on hand to answer questions.


  • Registration and Refreshments (6:00-6:15 p.m.)
  • Welcome and Overview of Graduate Healthcare Programs -- Dr. Karen Marshall, Dean of the School of Health Professions, Science, and Wellness (6:15-6:30 p.m.)
  • Gateway to WAU: Navigating the Admissions Process – Carol Cogen, Program Coordinator (6:30-7:00 p.m.)
  • Need Help? Financial Aid 101 -- Devie Phipps, Student Support Services Manager (7:00-7:30)
  • Break-Out Sessions
    • • Money, Money, Money: Funds to Help Graduate Nursing Students: 
      Sophia Boswell, Administrative Grants Specialist - Room 216, Health Sciences Building (7:30-8:00 p.m.)
    • • Exiting the Gateway:  Workforce Readiness for Graduate Healthcare Administration Students
      Kwanza Graham, Senior Recruiter, American Institute for Research; Richard Wolfe, Adjunct Professor, Washington Adventist University; and Alan Weisman, FACHE, Administrator, Children’s National Health System (retired) and President, American College of Healthcare Executives, Maryland Chapter, Panel Discussion - Student Activity Center (7:30-8:00 p.m.)