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Collier Building, RM 4405
3000 Arlington Ave
Toledo, OH 43614
Mail Stop 1026
Student Services: 419.383.5810
Undergrad Advisor: 419.530.2673
Graduate Advisor: 419.383.5841
ATTENTION GRADUATE NURSING APPLICANTS:
All graduate application materials are submitted through the Nursing Centralized Application Service (NursingCAS) https://portal.nursingcas.org. A supplemental application is also required and can be found at http://apply.utoledo.edu. Program admission cycle information posted at http://www.utoledo.edu//nursing/grad_checklist.html.
The BSN to Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) major is a two year course of study. The program is for BSN prepared nurses who wish to pursue graduate study at the generalist level. The CNL program prepares RN's to focus on improving health care outcomes by providing evidence-based practice and assuming leadership at point-of-care by providing a curriculum that includes didactic and clinical course work, practice immersion, leadership and scholarly activities. The curriculum includes 420 hours for clinical practice and selected laboratory experiences.
|Semester I - Spring|
|Course #||Course Title||
|NURS5160||Professional Socialization II||
|NURS5250||Health Science II||
|Semester II - Summer|
|INDI6000||Introduction to Biostatistical Methods||
|Semester III - Fall|
|NURS5440||Population Focused Nursing Care (90 clinical hours)||
|NURS6070||Advanced Communication Skills and Group Dynamics (30 lab hours)||3|
|NURS5910||Advanced Nursing Research||
|Semester IV - Spring|
|NURS5540||Advanced Practicum in Nursing Systems Design (300 clinical hours)||
|CAPSTONE||Thesis, Comprehensive Exam, or Field Experience||
Total Semester Credits 42
Students are admitted to the BSN to CNL program Spring Semester only.
Tobe eligible for admission, applicants must have:
- Baccalaureate in Nursing from a school that is accredited by a nationally recognized body for nursing education accreditation.
- Overall grade point average of 3.0 in undergraduate coursework. Submission of official transcripts from all academic institutions attended.
- Active, unrestricted, unencumbered Ohio RN License.
- Completion of an undergraduate statistics course recommended.
- Computer competency that includes word processing skills and ability to communicate electronically.
- Personal statement describing career goals, future plans for employment, and expectations for graduate study.
- Current resume or CV, listing active unencumbered Ohio RN license number.
- Two UT College of Nursing recommendation forms completed by professional sources (Master in Nursing preferred).
- International Applicants: Graduate Record Examination (General Subject GRE must be taken within the past 5
years) and TOEFL* or IELTS* (must be taken within the past 2 years).
*Minimum required test scores: http://www.utoledo.edu/graduate/prospectivestudents/admission/guidelines.html
- Interview, if requested.
- Admission is competitive.
- Applicants are required to authorize The University of Toledo to obtain criminal record checks (i.e., BCII and FBI) and are responsible for fingerprinting expenses. Applicants and/or students must declare and document misdemeanor and/or felony offenses that occur prior to admission to the nursing program and/or during program progression. In compliance with Ohio Revised Code 4723-7 convictions will result in denial of admission to the program or dismissal after matriculation.
Recommendation Form (PDF)