Post Master’s Certificate Admission

Applicants should follow the admissions process described at the Graduate Admissions website. The Post Master’s Certificate program is available to a limited number of qualified applicants. See the application deadlines below.

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements.

  1. Master of Science in Nursing from an ACEN- or CCNE-accredited program. (Accredited program requirement is waived for students graduation from an international school of nursing.)
  2. Evidence of a current unencumbered license as a registered nurse in a U.S. jurisdiction. Verification form is included in the MSN application package.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to complete both the university and the MSN application for both the MSN and Post Master’s Certificate programs, submit all transcripts, and pay all admission fees. It is also the applicant’s responsibility to make sure that all required documentation is included in their application file prior to the deadline.

University Graduate School Application (Online Version required)

MSN Application PDF (required)

Validation of Unencumbered RN Licensure Form PDF (required)

Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Administration track (MSN- NA), Nursing Education track (MSN- NE): Applications to the MSN-NA or MSN-NE program is on a rolling admission basis; however, to receive priority consideration all application materials must be received by September 15 for Spring semester and by February 15 for Fall Semester. Applications submitted after the due dates will be considered on a competitive basis until all openings are filled, but no later than December 1st for Spring semester and August 1st for Fall semester.

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN-FNP, MSN-PMHNP, MSN-MW) Family Nursing Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, and Midwifery.   Applications to the MSN-FNP, MSN-PMHNP, MSN-MW completed applications along with all supporting materials must be received by September 15 deadline for Spring semester and by February 15 for Fall semester to receive priority consideration for admission. It should be noted that the application process for these nursing tracks is competitive. Applications submitted after the due dates will be considered on a competitive basis until all openings are filled, but no later than December 1st for Spring semester and August 1st for Fall semester.

Applications, fees, and transcripts must be submitted to:

Admissions Officer
Marshall University Graduate College
100 Angus E. Peyton Drive
South Charleston, WV 25303-1600
1(800) 642-9842 / 1304-746-2500

Only those applications that are complete by the deadline will be processed and reviewed by the Graduate Academic Planning and Standards Committee.

Students will be notified of the committee’s admission decision by the MU Graduate College and the School of Nursing.

Admission records are only kept on file for one year. Students who are admitted but do not register for class will have their files deleted and must reapply for admission when they are ready to return.

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92.1% 2021 Pass Rate on the RN Licensure Exam
Congratulations to our 2021 Pre-Licensure BSN Graduates who received 91.84% pass rate on the NCLEX-RN exam!
96.43% 2021 Pass Rate on the FNP Certification Exam
Congratulations to our 2021 FNP graduates who received a 96.43% pass rate on the FNP Certification exam! Thank you to our MSN faculty who helped make this possible.

Contact Us

Location: Fourth Floor, Prichard Hall
Phone: 304-696-5272

For the Pre-licensure BSN program bsn-nursing@marshall.edu

For the RN to BSN program rntobsn-nursing@marshall.edu

For the MSN program msn-nursing@marshall.edu

For the DNP program dnp@marshall.edu

OR chapad@marshall.edu