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Graduate Certificates

Washington State University College of Nursing offers graduate certificates in Public Health, Nursing Education, and Nursing Leadership. Interested applicants must apply through the WSU Graduate School online.

Admission Criteria for Nursing Education & Nursing Leadership Certificates

  • Applicants are required to have a bachelor’s degree in nursing or a bachelor’s degree in another field AND a master’s degree in nursing from an accredited program
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • GRE is not required
  • Successful completion of a general statistics course
  • Favorable recommendations regarding practice and potential for graduate work in nursing
  • Students must hold a current, unencumbered RN license in each state or United States territory where practice or clinical experiences occur.
  • Written goal statement congruent with program’s philosophy and focus
  • Completion of a written interview
  • Minimum of 1 year of nursing practice preferred

Admission Criteria for Public Health Certificate

  • a bachelor’s degree
  • admitted to the MN program, any WSU graduate health program, or for graduate certificate
  • a minimum 3.00 grade point average in undergraduate work (exceptions may be made based on substantial evidence of extra-scholastic qualifications)
  • successful completion of a basic statistics course
  • favorable recommendations regarding practice and potential for graduate work in nursing
  • RN license to practice nursing in Washington state or state of residency (for nursing students)
  • written goal statement congruent with program’s philosophy and focus
  • complete a written interview

Curriculum

Graduate Certificate in Nursing Leadership
Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education
Graduate Certificate in Public Health

View WSU’s Course Catalog for course descriptions.

Application

Contact

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Tami Kelley
tamara.kelley@wsu.edu
509-324-7334

Washington State University