Master of Science in Nursing Admission Criteria

Master of Science in Nursing applicants (FNP, Educator, Manager) should meet the following criteria:
  • BSN from NLNAC or CCNE accredited program.
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • A Likelive video submission - Link to this site will be provided when NursingCAS application has been submitted.
  • One undergraduate course in nursing research with a grade of C (2.0) or better.
  • One undergraduate health assessment course with a grade of B (3.0) or better.
  • International applicants or American citizens who learned English as a second language must score at least 550 (paper), 213 (computer),or 80 (internet) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
  • If accepted, a non-refundable fee of $750 is required to secure admission into the program. This fee is applied to the first semester's tuition.
  • Minimum MAT or GRE score within the last 5 years 
    • MAT: 402
    • GRE Old test: combined score (verbal and quantitative): 970, Analytical writing 4.0
    • GRE New test: Verbal: 153; Quantitative: 144; Analytical writing: 4.0
    • The MAT or GRE is waived if the applicant has a cumulative GPA of 3.20 overall or a 3.20 GPA of the last 60 hours taken. Post-graduate applicants (applicants who have successfully completed a graduate program) with a 3.00 or above are also waived.
RN-MSN applicants should meet the following criteria:
  • Associate of Science in Nursing from NLNAC or CCNE accredited program or hospital diploma.
  • Undergraduate cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Minimum MAT or GRE score within the last 5 years
    • MAT: 402
    • GRE Old test: combined score (verbal and quantitative): 970, Analytical writing 4.0
    • GRE New test: Verbal: 153; Quantitative: 144; Analytical writing: 4.0
    • The MAT or GRE is waived if the applicant has a cumulative GPA of 3.20 overall or a 3.20 GPA of the last 60 hours taken. Post-graduate applicants (applicants who have successfully completed a graduate program) with a 3.00 or above are also waived.
  • A Likelive video submission - Link to this site will be provided when NursingCAS application has been submitted.
  • Completion of required general education prerequisites.
  • Unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse.
  • International applicants or American citizens who learnedEnglish as a second language must score at least 550 (paper), 213 (computer),or 80 (internet) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
Post Master's applicants should meet the following criteria:

 

  • Master's degree in nursing from NLNAC or CCNE accredited program.
  • A Likelive video submission- Link to this site will be provided when NursingCAS application has been submitted.
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (No MAT or GRE required).
  • International applicants or American citizens who learnedEnglish as a second language must score at least 550 (paper), 213 (computer),or 80 (internet) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
  • Minimum MAT or GRE score within the last 5 years
    • The MAT or GRE is waived if the applicant has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. 

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