Post Master's Certificate - Admission Requirements
To be eligible for enrollment in course work, the student must be admitted to the University and to the Graduate College. The Dean of the Graduate College, upon recommendation of the faculty of the College of nursing, determines final admission to and graduation from the Graduate College University of Oklahoma Health Science center.
Admission requirements are:
- Completion of a Master's Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution.
- Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse.
CNL, CNS, and NP program applicants must be licensed in the state of Oklahoma.
Administration/ Management and Education program applicants must be licensed in the United States.*
- Completion of a research methodology course with a grade of C or better.
- Completion of a graduate or undergraduate general statistics course which includes probability theory, inferential statistics, and descriptive statistics with a grade of C or better.
- Enrollment in the graduate-nursing student group professional liability insurance program.
- Submission of three College of Nursing Graduate Program Recommendations for Admission (references).
- Application to the University.
- If requested by faculty, an interview.
- Computer Requirements For OUCN Students - Effective Fall 1998 all students will be required to own a computer. Specific computer and software requirements will be shared with students at orientation. Financial aid may be obtained for the purchase of required equipment.
Applicants with an overall grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 hours of undergraduate academic credit may be admitted to the Graduate College in full standing.
* Applicants to the CNL, CNS, and NP programs are advised that their clinical rotations must be completed in the state of Oklahoma.
Applicants to the Administration/Management and Education programs are advised that their practicum experience must be completed in the United States.
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Updated: MR 12/16/2010