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Certificate Programs

All certificate applicants must complete the requirements listed below.

Application Requirements

A complete application includes the following:

  • $50 Non-Refundable Application Fee
  • Completed Online Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts
    • Unofficial transcripts from your accredited BSN program, undergraduate, and graduate schools must be uploaded for review purposes.
      • *Nutrition Certificate only requires a Bachelor’s degree in any field.
      • *Integrated Nursing Care of Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate only requires a BSN.
  • Official Transcripts*
    • *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)
    • *Nutrition Certificate does not require an RN license.
  • Resume

International applicants

International students are not eligible to apply to these programs.

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

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