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Applicants for admission to the Hospice and Palliative Studies graduate certificate are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Satisfactory score on the GRE (Graduate Record Exam) for applicants with less than a 3.25 undergraduate GPA.
  • Two letters of recommendation from an employer or agency affiliate.
  • Admission interview with the Director of the Hospice and Palliative Studies Program or assistant.
  • Writing assessment: completion of an extemporaneous writing sample on an issue related to hospice.
  • Admission requirements and procedures follow the policies in the Graduate Bulletin.

Transfer Students
Students may transfer up to 6 semester hours of credit, with departmental approval.

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