Department of Nursing
Graduate Nursing Admissions
Applicants seeking admission into the Nursing (MSN) program must have:
- Minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0-point scale).
- A bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution. Graduates of baccalaureate degree programs in countries outside of the United States must have their transcripts evaluated by the Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. or the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS). A copy of this evaluation must be submitted with the application to the program.
- A current, full, active and unrestricted status as a Registered Nurse in a state, territory or commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States or the District of Columbia.
- A minimum of three (3) years of professional nursing experience in an acute care setting prior to admission to the Family Nurse Practitioner Program. It is also recommended that students have a recent course in health assessment and pathophysiology.