General Information | M.S. in Nursing | Ph.D. in Nursing | Course Descriptions | Faculty
Characteristics of Graduates |
Program Description | Clinical Nurse Specialist | Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner | Health System Management | M.S.N.-M.B.A. Joint Degree
Post-Master's Primary Care Nurse Practitioner | Post-Master's Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Admission | Grades | Nurse Practitioner Program Completion Requirements
Transfer of Credit Students may receive transfer credit for a maximum of two graduate level courses completed at other accredited institutions. In order to be considered for transfer, the courses must have been completed with a minimum grade of B.
Credit for transfer courses will be determined following evaluation of each student's course work and overall plan of study. Evaluation of credits for transfer will not occur until after the student is admitted to the program. Information on the procedure for transfer of credit is available from the Office of the Associate Dean.
Application for Degrees Applications for degrees may be obtained from the Office of the Associate Dean. Formal application for master's degrees to be conferred must be submitted by students to the School of Nursing Office of the Associate Dean no later than October 1 for fall, February 1 for spring, and June 1 for summer. A student who has been listed as a degree candidate and then fails to complete degree requirements must reapply. A student who has been registered for a degree and then fails to meet the requirements for the degree must pay a fee of $10 for the preparation of a new diploma.
Acceptance of Degrees Formal commencement exercises are held only once a year, in May. All those who have completed the program in August or December are invited to attend the exercises the following May.
Voluntary Withdrawal An official application to withdraw must be approved by the Dean of the School of Nursing or his or her designate. Withdrawal applications may be obtained from the Office of the Associate Dean. The application must then be endorsed by the Associate Dean. Student identification cards will be collected at the time of withdrawal.
A student will not be given permission to withdraw later than two weeks before the beginning of the examination period in any semester except for providential reasons.
A student who withdraws from the University for reasons of ill health must obtain permission from the Department of Student Health; and subsequent medical clearance from the Department of Student Health is required for readmission.
Readmission After Voluntary Withdrawal Readmission to the Master's Program of the School of Nursing is not automatic. After absence of a semester or longer, a former student must apply for readmission to the School of Nursing. Application for readmission must be made to the Associate Dean, by December 1 for spring semester, or April 1 for fall semester. Readmission following a withdrawal or leave of absence will be granted only if space is available.
Leaves of Absence The Associate Dean may grant leaves of absence to students for a semester or a session upon written application which states the reason for temporarily leaving the University.
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