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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Enter to Learn, Depart to Serve!



Graduate education at Winston-Salem State University is committed to preparing students to meet the challenges and opportunities of today’s complex world. Our vibrant academic community is comprised of diverse faculty and students who are dedicated to high standards of academic excellence through programs of study in The College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education and The School of Health Sciences.

We offer degrees and post-baccalaureate certificates in the fields of Nursing, Education, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Business Administration, Rehabilitation Counseling, and Computer Science. Our courses are taught by distinguished faculty whose work has impacted their disciplines, students, and the community. We are proud of our alumni who serve in positions at major U.S. organizations in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

Winston-Salem State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS COC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation status of Winston-Salem State University. In some cases, individual academic programs meet additional industry specific accreditation standards.

Winston-Salem State University is an Equal Opportunity Institution. It is the policy of the University not to discriminate in the admission of students, in the provision of services, or in employment on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. The University complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations and Executive Orders. Inquiries concerning allegations of discrimination based on any of the above factors may be referred to the Office of the Provost, 601 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Blair Hall, Room 202, Winston-Salem, NC 27110.


(go to Graduate Programs  list for information and requirements for each program; the program website will also have information)

Doctoral Degrees

Nursing Practice, DNP  

Physical Therapy, DPT  

Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy (t-DPT)  

Masters Degrees

Education/Teaching - MAT  
Business Administration - MBA  

Computer Science and Information Technology - MCST 
5-Year (4+1) BS-MS Degree (Computer Science and Information Technology - MCST)  

Healthcare Administration - MHA  
Nursing - MSN  
Occupational Therapy - MSOT  
Rehabilitation Counseling - MSRC  

Post-Baccalaureate Certificates

Advanced Nurse Educator (ANE)
Certificate in Computer Programming (CCP)

Certificate in Data Analytics (CDA)
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)