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How to Apply

Certificate Application and Admission Process

The following materials are required for application to the graduate certificate programs. Prospective students can apply to a certificate program online.
Application deadlines will vary by program; please refer to the certificate program information for application deadlines and next available admission terms.

  • Graduate application to the School of Nursing, online at
  • $75 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Official transcript(s) of all college coursework (must show conferral of graduate degree).
  • Letter clearly stating applicant's detailed personal objectives and specific career goals.
  • Resume/curriculum vitae, describing the applicant's educational and experiential background.
    Include information about the following: education, certification/licensure, work experience, clinical leadership, community/organizational involvement, scholarship/research and honors/awards.
  • Evidence of current registered nurse licensure in at least one state of the United States.
  • Upon admission, students will need to meet additional licensure and participation requirements.     
Last modified: Sep 19, 2018