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Post Graduate Certificates Application Process

All applicants must submit the following materials:

  • UMSL application for graduate admission
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities
  • $50 nonrefundable application fee
  • MSN supplemental application
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your current RN license
  • A copy of your current CPR card
  • A copy of your immunization history
  • A copy of your curriculum vitae or resume
  • A brief (1-2 pages maximum) double-spaced essay to address the following questions:
    1. Briefly describe how your nursing experience prepares you for an advanced nursing role.
    2. Why do you want to be a nurse educator or a nurse practitioner?
    3. Why did you choose your indicated population?
    4. Why do you want to pursue graduate education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis?
    5. Is there anything else we should know as we consider your application?

Please visit our online application site for detailed information about submitting the above-listed materials.

Application Deadline for Fall Enrollment: February 15