Post Master's Nurse Leader Certificate

Admissions Requirements

Applicants for the Nurse Leader (Post-Master's) Certificate Program must:

  1. Have graduated from an accredited master's or doctoral program in nursing.  
  2. Provide proof of a current unobstructed Registered Nurse (RN) license from the United States. 
  3. Submit a non-refundable application fee to cover administrative cost of processing application. 
  4. Submit official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions recognized by the United States Department of Education. Applicants submitting non-U.S. or non-English transcripts should refer to the International Admissions section of the catalog. 
  5. Have a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.0. 
  6. One year of direct patient care nursing experience within the past five years is preferred. 
  7. English proficiency for all applicants whose first language is not English will be required.  Consult with Nursing and Student Affairs for any questions. 

Note:  Applicants with a cumulative graduate GPA of 2.7 to 2.99 may be considered for admission on probation, but must achieve a "B" (3.0) or better in the first 6 credits in the certificate program to be removed from probation.  Students who do not achieve a "B" or better in the first 6 credits will be dismissed from the certificate program.