Membership Criteria

Students are invited to join the honor society through one of 446 chapters located at more than 535 colleges and universities around the world. Alpha Zeta Chapter is affiliated with Columbia University School of Nursing and Teachers College.

UNDERGRADUATE (combined BS/MS) STUDENTS MUST:

* have completed at least ½ of the nursing curriculum;
* have at least a GPA of 3.0 (based on a 4.0 grading scale);
* rank in the upper 35 percentile of the graduating class (based on summer and fall grades/GPA only);
* meet the expectation of academic integrity.

GRADUATE STUDENTS (MASTER'S AND DOCTORATE) MUST:

* have completed a minimum of ¼ of the nursing curriculum;
* have at least a GPA of 3.5 (based on a 4.0 grading scale);
* meet the expectation of academic integrity.

GRADUATE STUDENTS (POST-MASTER'S CERTIFICATE) MUST:

* have completed a minimum of ½ of the nursing curriculum;
* have at least a GPA of 3.5 (based on a 4.0 grading scale);
* meet the expectation of academic integrity.

NURSE LEADER CANDIDATES MUST:

* be legally recognized to practice nursing in his/her country;
* hold a minimum of a baccalaureate degree or the equivalent in any field;
* demonstrate achievement in nursing.

Sigma Theta Tau Membership Criteria:
http://www.nursingsociety.org/membership/mem_criteria.html

All questions regarding eligibility should be directed to the Alpha Zeta president.