2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Conditional Admission
Conditional admission of graduate students may be granted upon the recommendation of the department chair or director. No student may remain on conditional status more than one semester without further approval of the department chair or director. Removal of the conditional status is described in acceptance letters to students and requires a minimum of one semester of full-time work with grades of "B" or better in each course. Specific courses to be taken for the semester of full-time work are identified in acceptance letters.

PhD in Health Sciences


  • Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Adult/Gerontology, MSN
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Pediatric, MSN
  • Nursing Administration and Leadership, MSN
  •  Nursing Education, MSN
  • Clinical Nurse Leader, MSN


  • Post-Master’s DNP (MSN to DNP)
  • Post-Baccalaureate DNP (BSN to DNP
  • BSN to DNP FNP
  • BSN to DNP CNS, Adult-Gerontology or Pediatric focus

Post-Graduate Certificates:

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Adult/Gerontology
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Pediatric
  • Pain Management Program*
  • Nursing Administration and Leadership
  • Nursing Education
  • Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL)
  • Oncology