Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education Apply

Application Materials

  • Online graduate admissions application.
  • A $50 non-refundable application fee. 
  • Complete, official transcript documenting the award of a bachelor's degree and any graduate courses taken or degrees held.
  • Three references. Your references will be asked to submit their comments online via the online application. 
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores if English is not your first language.
  • Statement of purpose (500- to 1,000-words, double-spaced) addressing the following questions:
    -What factors in your personal and professional history have influenced you in the past and now lead you to seek admission to this program at Salem State?
    -What are your long-term professional goals, and how will this program help you meet them?
    -Is there any other information that you think would help the admissions committee to evaluate your application?

Additional Materials and Requirements

  • Resume.
  • Master’s degree required.
  • Copy of current license to practice as a registered nurse in Massachusetts.

Application Deadlines

  • Applications accepted on a rolling basis for spring and fall enrollment and reviewed once complete.