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After careful consideration, Metropolitan State University School of Nursing has elected to suspend admission to the MSN program for both the Nurse Educator and Leadership/Management Program for admission for fall semester 2014. This suspension includes the post-master���s certificate options. We remain committed to our students currently enrolled. Please check back for future updates regarding these programs.

Nursing Specialty Certificates

Leadership/Management and Nurse-Educator Post-Graduate Certificates

A Post-Graduate Certificate option is offered on a space available basis for RNs who hold a master's or DNP degree in nursing and would like to expand their practice to include Nurse Leadership/Management or Nurse Educator preparation. A minimum of 9 credits in an individually designed program of study is required for Leadership/Management and 15 graduate credits are required for the Nurse Educator certificate program.


The program of study is individually designed with a faculty advisor based on curricular and certification requirements.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Gainful employment programs are those "that prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation." Public institutions are required to report this information for all undergraduate and graduate programs that are Title IV eligible and that lead to certificates, diplomas, graduate certificates or specialist awards. Degree programs at all levels are not considered to be gainful employment programs. View Gainful Employment Facts.

Nurse Educator Required Courses (15 credits)

Wound, Ostomy, Continence (WOC Program)

The Wound, Ostomy, Continence (WOC) Program is online course work that prepares the post-baccalaureate or the Master's prepared RN to take the WOC certification exam. Students are directed to www.webwocnurse.com for complete information about the WOC program.

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