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Certificate Programs

All certificate applicants must complete the requirements listed below unless otherwise noted. To be eligible, you must have a Master’s degree in nursing or a related field in nursing.  The Integrated Nursing Care of Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate only requires a BSN.

Application Requirements

A complete application includes the following:

  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Completed online application
  • Transcripts: unofficial transcripts, from your accredited BSN program and all undergraduate and graduate schools, must be uploaded for review purposes.
  • Official transcripts are only required if offered admission and can be sent electronically (from the issuing institution) or sent via postal-mail.  Note: mailed transcripts can take up to six weeks to arrive at the School of Nursing after the initial request.
  • 1 Essay
  • 1 Letter of Recommendation
  • Copy of your active RN license(s):
  • Resume

 

International applicants

Please visit our International Applicants page for further information.

Mailing address

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
418 Curie Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4217
Attention: Office of Enrollment Management

​Electronic transcripts should be sent to admissions@nursing.upenn.edu.

For program specific information, please visit our Certificate Programs page.