The GCPAPN application is fully online via the UW Graduate School website.

  • You will submit a fee to the UW Graduate School when you apply.
  • We do not require the GRE.
  • If you have attended non-U.S. post-secondary college-level schools, you must submit an official transcript evaluation for each school attended to the UW School of Nursing (see Graduate Certificate application instructions for details).


Graduate certificate applications are due at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time on May 1 to begin study the following autumn.

Application Requirements