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Chapter 1. California State University Subchapter 3. Admission Requirements Article 8. Admission of Post-Baccalaureate and Graduate Students Admission to Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs   

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An applicant may be admitted with classified graduate standing to a program leading to a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree established pursuant to Section 40513 if the applicant satisfies the requirements of each of the following numbered subdivisions:

(1) The applicant holds an acceptable master's degree earned at an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association and a national professional accrediting association, as applicable; or the applicant has completed equivalent academic preparation as determined by the appropriate campus authority.

(2) The applicant has attained a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 in an acceptable master's degree program as determined by the appropriate campus authority.

(3) The applicant maintains active licensure to practice as a registered nurse in the state in which practicum experiences will be completed.

(4) The applicant meets all requirements for credentialing or certification eligibility as appropriate to the nursing specialty area.

(5) The applicant has demonstrated sufficient preparation and experience pertinent to advanced nursing practice to be successful in doctoral education.

(6) The applicant has met any additional requirements established by the chancellor and any additional requirements prescribed by the appropriate campus authority.

Authority cited:

Education Code 66600

Education Code 89030

Education Code 89035

Education Code 89280

Education Code 89281

Education Code 89283

Education Code 89284

Reference:

Education Code 66600

Education Code 89030

Education Code 89280

Education Code 89281

Education Code 89283

Education Code 89284

(Added by Register 2011, No. 33.)