Graduate Certificate in Nursing Leadership

Application requirements

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

Course work

Course Title Credits Graded or S/U
NURS 565 Information Management for Clinical Practice 3 Graded
NURS 576 Organizational Systems and Leadership 3 Graded
NURS 553 Practicum in Organizational Systems and Leadership 3 Graded
NURS 591 Mixed Methods for Program Planning, Implementation and Outcome Evaluation 3 Graded
  Total required for certificate 12  

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Apply through the WSU Graduate School online.