The primary mission of the Graduate School of Nursing is to improve the health and well being of society through the advancement of art and science of nursing and by educating nurses for excellence in academic and practice roles. The School aims to prepare nurse scientists capable of taking responsibilities in academic and practice roles and in developing innovative methodologies for nursing research and practice. Based on our mission, the School seeks to admit students who have broad horizons and high aspirations to excel in nursing research and practice that has scientific grounding.
Acceptance decisions will be made based on overall evaluations of applicants'abilities and qualifications as evidenced in written examinations, oral examinations, academic transcripts, admission essays, and letters of recommendation
Master's Program in Nursing
The Master's Program in Nursing prepares advanced practice nurses who assume roles in practice, teaching, management, and research in current and emerging health care systems.
Acceptance decisions will be made based on overall evaluations of applicants'abilities and qualifications as evidenced in written examinations on general nursing, written examinations on nursing specialties, written examinations on English, and oral examinations.
Master's Program in Nursing Systems Managemen
Nursing Systems Management prepares nurse administrators with advanced nursing management skills who are capable of making significant contributions in meeting changing health care needs of the society. The program seeks to admit active nursing managers who have a strong motivation to learn and who have been granted permission by their institution of affiliation to engage in both academic work and practice until they will have completed the program.
Applicants are evaluated on their willingness to contribute to the field of nursing management, their abilities in taking responsibility as active managers to affect changes nursing practice, their basic knowledge of nursing management, and their abilities in formulating arguments. Acceptance decisions will be made based on overall evaluations of letters of recommendation, admission essays, written examinations on nursing specialty, and oral examinations.