Applicants are required to have a bachelor’s degree in nursing or another field plus a master’s degree in nursing from an accredited program.
- Minimum GPA of 3.0
- GRE not required
- Successful completion of a general statistics course
- Favorable recommendations regarding practice and potential for graduate work in nursing
- RN license to practice nursing in Washington State
- Written goal statement congruent with program’s philosophy and focus
- Written interview
- Minimum of one year of nursing experience
|- Teaching, Learning and Evaluation in Nursing, or
- Educational Issues and Curriculum Analysis, or
- Issues and Trends in Healthcare Education: Workforce Diversity and Delivery Methods
|NURS 542||Advanced Pathophysiology, Pharmacology and Assessment for Population Healthcare Professionals (required by all)||3|
|- Advanced Population Internship, or
- Population Health Practicum
|Total required for certificate||11|
*All students must complete two graded courses (six credits) from the menu of three nurse ed courses; NURS 521, NURS 523 or NURS 533.
**Practicum courses require the completion of a minimum of two credits (120 hours) of experience with a preceptor who has completed a Master's degree in nursing or a related field.