InfoPacket-Spring 2009

InfoPacket-Spring 2009 - San Jos State University School of...

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MISSION STATEMENT Provide Innovative Education in the Art and Science of Professional Nursing While empowering our baccalaureate and masters graduates to be socially and ethically responsible and knowledgeable clinicians, leaders, and scholars who will meet the changing healthcare needs of a diverse global community. The Nursing program at San José State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the California Board of Registered Nursing. Master of Science Degree in Nursing: Nurse Administrator, Nurse Educator Post Master’s in Nursing: Nurse Educator* ♦♦ General Information ♦♦ The School of Nursing offers a 36-semester unit program which leads to the Master of Science degree in Nursing. A graduate of this program is prepared for advanced nursing practice with specialization in one of two roles: (a) nurse administrator, (b) nurse educator. The School of Nursing has one Post Master’s Program. The Post Master’s Nurse Educator Program is for those nurses with a Master of Science in Nursing. Requirements for Admission : Applicants must meet each of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to Classified Status. Applicants who have completed other curricula or who have deficiencies will be considered individually and may be eligible for admission to Conditionally Classified Status. Applicants who have deficiencies may be required to enroll in designated courses. Post Master's program applicants must have a MS in nursing and a current RN license. In addition, Post Master's program applicants must complete the School of Nursing application. 1. Admission to San José State University : Applicants to the Master of Science degree program apply directly to the University with the declared objective of “Master of Science, Nursing.” Prospective students must apply online at http://www.csumentor.edu/ . Applicants send one copy of all transcripts to Graduate Studies. 2. Completion of the School of Nursing Application for Admission to the Master of Science degree in Nursing Program. This application is separate from the online application submitted to the University Graduate Studies. For MS candidates, the application should be sent to the Graduate Coordinator, School of Nursing. The applicant should provide the following: 2.1 A statement of professional goals which outlines the applicant's goals in seeking the degree/credential. 2.2 A copy of her/his Resume. 2.3 A completed health statement. 2.4 A completed immunization status record . 2.5 Two references, one academic and one professional, including the School of Nursing reference form and a recommendation on letterhead. //home/vdimitrov/23567/763ee06d2baa26f9eead3c8247180e0c9f3f2a73.doc - 1 - San José State University School of Nursing One Washington Square San Jose CA 95192-0057 (408) 924-3131 http://www.sjsu.edu/nursing
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2.6 Official transcripts from ALL institutions attended (even if you did not get your degree). 2.7
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