The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing

Requirements for admission to the Post-Master's Advanced Certificate Programs include:

  • Master's degree in nursing from a professionally accredited program. Applicants from non-accredited programs may be considered for admission on an individual basis
  • Graduate GPA starting at a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Current New York State license Registration Certificate
  • APRN applicants required to submit NYS NP Licence Registration Certificate
  • APRN applications required to submit National Certification Certificate 
  • Current CV (resume)
  • One year recent clinical experience in specialty area
  • Three letters of reference from Clinical Managers attests to clinical competency
  • A personal interview
  • A statement from a Nurse Practitioner and/or Physician agreeing that he/she will serve as a Clinical Preceptor (for NP applicants)
  • Evidence of the successful completion of a basic physical assessment course or its C.E. equivalent as a prerequisite to Advanced Physical Assessment
  • Health and professional requirements as determined by the nursing program
  • Apply here or contact the Admissions Office for an application

Advanced Certificate Programs Offered: