May 13, 2003

I. Approval of Minutes
The minutes of the meeting on April 15, 2003 are attached.

II. Announcements and Discussion of Various Issues
III. Proposal to Establish Graduate Certificate Programs and a Minor in the School of Nursing
I attach a proposal to establish a post-baccalaureate certificate program in Healthcare Administration to be provided by the School of Nursing.  This certificate program is the second program developed by a graduate school in collaboration with the College of General Studies under the auspices of “Pitt Learning Solutions.”  I also attach proposals for a post-baccalaureate certificate program Genetics in Health Care and a minor in Nursing Genetics.  Associate Deans Pat Bohachick (Nursing), Darlene Zellers (CGS), and others from the School of Nursing will be present to answer questions.