NC Admissions


  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Active, unencumbered RN license
  • Minimum overall GPA of at least 3.0 in prior undergraduate and graduate coursework


Students will be held to the College of Nursing and university standards for admission, as well as academic and ethical performance standards. The minimum GPA and grades to complete the program are a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and only grades of A through B- may be counted toward the completion of the certificate program.

Admission for the certificate will occur every semester. If you would like to learn more, you can email the outreach and recruitment team at

In accordance with the non-discrimination policy of The Ohio State University and the College of Nursing, we strictly prohibit any discrimination based upon age, color, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, religion, pregnancy or veteran status in its application, admission or enrollment practices.

Ohio State is committed to treating applicants fairly and with dignity and respect. Please click here to review Ohio State's new post-admissions policy.


Application Deadline

Spring 2020

Opens: July 2019

Deadline: November 15, 2019

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