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Program Director: Dr. Cindy Costanzo, Program Chair, Master's Program and Director, Clinical Nurse Leader
Senior Recruitment Counselor
Toll Free 1-800-544-5071 or 402-280-2067
Other Contact Info:
Name: Dr. Mary Kunes-Connell, Associate Dean for Academic and Clinical Affairs
Name: Dr. Amy Cosimano, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Name: Dr. Mary Parsons, Program Chair, Doctoral Program
Name: Jeanette McFarlane, Administrative Assistant for the School of Nursing Graduate Program
Phone: 402-280-2374 or 800-544-5071
Creighton University School of Nursing offers a Master of Science degree with a major in nursing dedicated to preparing nurses with advanced knowledge and skills to respond to challenges in the health care system and assume leadership in managing quality, cost-effective care. Creighton’s Master of Science program is dedicated to educating baccalaureate prepared registered nurses for roles as Clinical Nurse Leaders, Clinical Nurse Specialists and Nurse Practitioners. Access website here.
Types of Degrees, Duration and Number of Credits Required:
Cost: $730 per credit hour, 2012/2013 rate, plus university and technology fees.
Program Start: January, May and August
Application Deadlines: The School of Nursing accepts applications on a rolling basis.
Applications to the graduate program in Nursing should include:
1. Completed application and application fee
2. Three letters of recommendation (please use the electronic rec. process with the online application!). The recommendations should be completed and submitted by persons other than family members who are qualified to assess an applicant's performance in an academic or work setting. At least one recommendation needs to be from a nursing employer/supervisor.
3. Personal statement of goals
3. Current resume
4. RN licensure documentation (copy of RN license)
5. Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended. International students must have their transcripts evaluated by WES, with results sent to the School of Nursing
6. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students. The ability to speak and write correct grammatical English is imperative. All international applicants whose first language is not English or who have obtained a high school diploma and degree outside of the United States must present a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 600 on the Paper-Based Test (PBT) o 100 on the Internet-Based (IBT). Scores over 2 years old will not be accepted. The school of Nursing reserves the right to require students to re-take the exam. It is also at the discretion of the School of Nursing as to whether a TOEFL score is required of applicants who have earned a college degree from a United States university. Foreigh students may enroll in Creighton University's English Language Program on a full- or part-time basis in order to improve their English skills.