MSN Admission Criteria

In addition to the general admission requirements to the graduate school, each applicant must:

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from a nationally accredited school of nursing.
  • Submit a statement of professional goals and current resume.
  • Hold a current unencumbered RN license with no pending action in any state.
  • Have an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or a GPA of 2.5 on the last 30 undergraduate hours.

Students are admitted to the MSN program in the fall and spring terms. All course work may be completed at the accelerated, full-time, or part-time rate over a period of one to three years.

Beginning with Spring 2016 admission, applicants must demonstrate competency in scholarly writing by submitting a GRE analytical writing score of 3.5 of better within the last five years OR must pass NUR 692 Scholarly Writing for Healthcare Professionals with a grade of B or better the first trimester of enrollment.