School of Nursing and Allied Health Professions

Nursing Post Baccalaureate Certificates

The post-baccalaureate in nursing certificates in Nursing Education and Nursing Administration offer BSN prepared students the opportunity to earn a valuable credential from IU without the time needed to complete a full MSN. Each certificate is 15 credits. A completed certificate may be used toward completion of the MSN at IU Kokomo.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Graduation from an accredited Baccalaureate Degree program in Nursing.
  2. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  3. Valid, unrestricted RN license in the state where practicum will be completed.
  4. At least one year experience as RN or currently working as an RN.
  5. Submit an Official College Transcript (Degree granting and graduate courses if applicable).
  6. Apply as a non-degree graduate student. (You will receive a certificate upon completion.) Contact for help with the application process.
  7. Submission of the following:
    1. Personal Statement
    2. Provide two professional references - See attachments for directions
    3. CV/Resume
  8. Application Fee of $40

Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Nursing Administration (15 credits): 

  • NURS-L 530 Legal Environment of Health Care (3 cr.);
  • NURS-L 574 Administrative Management (3 cr.);
  • NURS-L 579 Nursing Administration Practicum (3 cr.);
  • NURS-L 671 Financial Management (3 cr.);
  • NURS-N 504 Leadership for Advanced Nursing Practice (3 cr.);

Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Nursing Education (15 Credits):

  • NURS-T 615 Curriculum in Nursing (3 cr.);
  • NURS-T 617 Evaluation in Nursing (3 cr.);
  • NURS-T 619 Computer Technologies for Nurse Educators (3 cr.)
  • NURS-T 670 Teaching in Nursing (3 cr.);
  • NURS-T 679 Nursing Education Practicum (3 cr.)

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