Certificates

Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics

As more hospitals, clinics and health professionals depend on technology to help with delivery, management and planning of health care, the understanding of health informatics has become a vital skill for nurses and other health care providers.

Texas Woman’s University offers an online graduate certificate in health informatics intended for a multi-professional audience looking to build a foundation in health care informatics. 

Offered: Online

More information

Contact

Mikyoung Lee, PhD, RN
Doswell Endowed Chair for Informatics and Health Care Transformation
Program Coordinator
mikyounglee@twu.edu
940-898-2424

Post-Master's Certificates

Ready to step into advanced practice? Shifting to an administrative role? Exploring cutting edge nursing practice? Already have your masters of science in nursing? The post-master's certificate will help you take the next step.

Continue to stay ahead of the curve — in the clinic and the classroom. Individuals who have a master's degree in nursing may be considered for admission to a post-master’s certification program in one of two areas:

Admission to the Nursing Post-master’s Certificate Programs

Program Contacts

FNP Online Program: admissions@onlinenursing.twu.edu, 833-898-8986  

Family Nurse Practitioner: Christiana Acho, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
cacho@twu.edu   

Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner: Susan Chrostowski, DNP, APRN, ANP-C
schrostowski@twu.edu 

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner: Jeri Striplin, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC
jstriplin@twu.edu  

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner: Andrea Brooks, Ph.D., APRN, CNE, PPCNP-BC
abrooks25@twu.edu  

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner: Misty Richmond, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC
mrichmond4@twu.edu  

Women's Health Nurse Practitioner: Mandy Horne, MSN, APRN, WHNP-BC
mhorne4@twu.edu    

Application Deadlines

Fall - February 15
Spring - September 15
Summer 

Admission Requirements

  • Current US RN license (unencumbered) uploaded into the application
  • Basic statistics course
  • MS or MSN degree from a nationally-accredited nursing program
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 in the master's nursing degree
  • Individuals who have a master’s degree in nursing, must be a licensed APRN to seek admission to the post-master’s certificate program . 

Applicants who wish to transfer from another nursing program must provide evidence of eligibility to continue in the previous nursing program. Nine semester hours for programs requiring 39-44 semester hours, 12 semester hours for programs requiring 45 or more semester hours, may be transferred, if approved. A grade of B or higher in each course is necessary for semester credit hours to be considered for transfer.

Admission to the Nursing Post-master’s Certificate Program in Nurse Educator

Program Contacts

Dr. Elaine Wilson
cwilson@twu.edu 

Application Deadlines

Fall - February 15
Spring - September 15

Admission Requirements

  • Current US RN license (unencumbered) uploaded into application
  • Basic statistics course
  • MS or MSN degree from a nationally-accredited nursing program
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 in the master's nursing degree

Applicants who wish to transfer from another nursing program must provide evidence of eligibility to continue in the previous nursing program. Nine semester hours for programs requiring 39-44 semester hours, 12 semester hours for programs requiring 45 or more semester hours, may be transferred, if approved. A grade of B or higher in each course is necessary for semester credit hours to be considered for transfer.

Graduate Admission

Begin by reviewing your program's website to see if there are additional admission requirements and application deadlines prior to applying.  

  1. Apply online.
    Apply to Graduate Programs  via the TWU Online Graduate Application Portal following instructions below.  
  2. Submit transcripts to TWU.
    • Domestic Applicants must submit official transcripts for each college or university attended, both undergraduate and graduate. See the Information on Transcripts website for more details.
    • International Applicants are now required to provide an evaluation prepared by a NACES or AICE member evaluation service. International transcripts should not be sent directly to TWU. See the International Admissions website for more details.
  3. Submit Recommendation Requests
    If your program requires you to submit names for recommendations you will need to do it in the application.
  4. Pay the application fee.
    The $50 fee ($75 fee for International applicants), which applies to all new and returning applicants, can be paid by:
    1. Credit card - Pay Online through the application as the last step before submitting the application. The second portion of the application will not be available until the application fee has been received.
    2. Certified check or money order by mail or electronically - Payable to TWU, sent by mail to:
      TWU Admissions Processing, 304 Administration Drive, Suite 102, Denton, Texas 76204
      (include your full name and ID number).
    3. Cash (no personal checks) - Pay at the Bursar's Office. After paying, bring the receipt to Admissions Processing (down the hall in ACT).
    4. Fee Waivers - Graduate applicants who are certified McNair Scholars are eligible for a McNair Scholar Application Fee Waiver. TWU Alumni may be eligible for the Alumni Advantage Fee Waiver. Check your eligibility here: https://twu.edu/alumni-advantage/. If eligible submit the request using the Application Fee Waiver Submission
    5. Following fee payment return to the application dashboard where supplemental application documents can be uploaded. The online application will list which documents are needed to fulfill the program admission requirements. You can also check the program's website.

For more information or assistance with the application or graduate admissions, visit the Graduate Admissions website.

Students who wish to apply for a Graduate Assistantship must meet the General Criteria for Appointment of Graduate Assistants

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