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2015-2016 University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Nursing (Graduate)


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Website URL:

https://www.purdue.edu/hhs/nur/

Department/School Head:

Jane M. Kirkpatrick

Certificate Admission Requirements:

Primary Care Pediatric and Primary Care Adult Nurse Practitioner Certificate Programs

International Applicant Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required(and/or Graduate GPA of 3.0)
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution
  • Eligible for Indiana Registered Nurse Licensure
  • Successful (3.0 on a 4.0 point scale) completion of a 300 level or above statistics course. The course must be taken within five years of matriculation into the program or concurrent with the first semester of graduate coursework.
    *STAT 301 , SOC 38200 , SOC 58100, Methods of Social Research II (3) , STAT 50100, Experimental Statistics I (3) , STAT 51100, Statistical Methods (3) , PSY 50000 , or course deemed completed by the School of Nursing Admissions Committee.
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 550
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 77
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 19
    Listening: 14
    Speaking: 18
    Writing: 18
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 58 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers
    Not required, but recommended

Master’s Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree With a Major in Nursing
    Degree must be from a school/department/college of nursing that is
    accredited by the NLN and/or CCNE
  • Eligible for Indiana Registered Nurse Licensure

International Applicant Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree With a Major in Nursing
    Degree must be from a school/department/college of nursing that is
    accredited by the NLN and/or CCNE
  • Eligible for Indiana Registered Nurse Licensure
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 550
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 77
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 19
    Listening: 14
    Speaking: 18
    Writing: 18
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 58 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers
    Not required, but recommended

Doctoral Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required (and/or Graduate GPA of 3.0)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree With a Major in Nursing
    Degree must be from a school/department/college of nursing that is
    accredited by the NLN and/or CCNE
  • Eligible for Indiana Registered Nurse Licensure

International Applicant Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required(and/or Graduate GPA of 3.0)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree With a Major in Nursing
    Degree must be from a school/department/college of nursing that is
    accredited by the NLN and/or CCNE
  • Eligible for Indiana Registered Nurse Licensure
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 550
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 77
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 19
    Listening: 14
    Speaking: 18
    Writing: 18
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 58 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers
    Not required, but recommended

Academic Programs:

Master’s and DNP Programs

  • Master of Science (MS) as an Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Master of Science (MS) as a Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Master of Science (MS) as a Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice

Graduate Certificates (Degree or Non-Degree Students):

  • Post master’s Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate
  • Post master’s Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Regular Graduate Faculty by Rank:

Professor

Gregory W. Arling
David R. Black

Associate Professor

Pamela M. Aaltonen
Azza H. Ahmed
Cynthia L. Bozich Keith
Chyi-Kong Chang
Jennifer A. Coddington
Nancy E. Edwards
Karen J. Foli
Rosanne R. Griggs
Jane M. Kirkpatrick
Sara A. McComb
Karen Sanders
Kathleen Sebrey Schafer
Karen S. Yehle

Assistant Professor

Kathleen Abrahamson
Mopelola Tolulola Adeola
Susan K. DeCrane
Carmen Ann Jones
Elizabeth Jones
Pamela M. Karagory
Kristen F. Kirby
Loretta J. Krebs
Elizabeth A. O’Neil
Janelle E. Potetz
Elizabeth A. Richards
Karla C. Ross
Vicki  L. Simpson
Deborah A. Spoerner
Janet R. Thorlton
Becky Walters

Programs

    DoctoralMaster’sGraduate Certificate

    Courses

      Nursing

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