Post-Master's Certificate/Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Track Program Admission
Admission Requirements (Post-Master's Certificate)
To be considered for admission to the Post-Master's Certificate/Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Track, applicants must submit the following documented evidence:
- Graduation from a regionally accredited Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) degree program.
- Current and unencumbered licensure to practice as a registered nurse in at least one legal jurisdiction in the United States and its territories.
- Current and unencumbered license to practice as an advanced practice nurse in at least one legal jurisdiction in the United States and its territories.
- National certification through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
- Documentation of current clinical, educational, or administrative practice related to nursing that can serve to facilitate successful completion of an advanced nursing degree.
- Certification by the applicant that there are no pending or reasonably anticipated investigations of his/her registered nursing licensure or advanced practice certification.
- A cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
- Successful completion of a college-level statistics course.
- Oral and written communication skills necessary to interact with faculty, patients, and colleagues.
- Successful completion of the program application on the Midwestern University website.
- Successful completion of a Midwestern University Criminal Background Check.
- Commitment to abide by the Midwestern University Drug-Free Workplace and Substance Abuse Policy.
- Successful completion of an interview with program faculty (scheduled during the final application review).
- Successful completion of all physical examination and inoculation requirements prior to matriculation.
- Certification of Basic Life Support (BLS) and AED Training for Health Care Professionals prior to matriculation.