Heading image for Post-master’s certificate

Post-master’s certificate

From the blog


Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Admission

Only accepting applications for PMHNP & AGACNP Post-Master's Certificate  

  • Application Opens: 9/23/2019
  • Application Closes: 04/10/2020
  • Decision Notification: On-Going

General Information

The School of Nursing is currently admitting to two concentrations:

  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

The Post Master’s Certificate Program has a two-part application process:

  1. The NursingCAS Application ($70 fee)
  2. VCU Supplemental Information Application ($70 fee)

Both applications open September 23rd and close April 10th and must be submitted by the deadline for admissions consideration, No exceptions!

Application Checklist 

  • No GRE Required!
  • Create and complete the NursingCAS Application
  • Complete the VCU Supplemental Information Application (instructions located in NursingCAS)
  • Submit a full non-refundable payment for the NursingCAS and VCU Supplemental Information Application
  • Regularly monitor your email to follow up on issues such as transcripts and reference delays
  • You may be required to submit a transcript and syllabi for a gap analysis to determine your individualized plan of study.

 Required Documents (instructions located in NursingCAS)

  • All documents must be submitted to NursingCAS
    • Official Transcripts (must include all colleges or universities previously attended)
    • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
    • Personal Statement Essays
    • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
    • RN License
    • TOEFL/IELTS Test Score (if applicable)

Creating collaboration. Advancing science. Impacting lives.