Preferential admission consideration is given to applicants who submit complete applications for Fall 2018 by the May 1, 2018 deadline. Applications submitted after the deadline will be considered until enrollment targets for specific sequences are met. Applicants considering applying after April 1st should contact the Graduate Program Advisor prior to beginning the application process.
There is a required Orientation Program for students accepted into the MSN program that occurs the Friday before classes begin in the fall. Details for the Orientation Program are sent by e-mail two weeks in advance of the orientation day.
Interested applicants should possess the following qualities:
*Note: If graduate level statistics course is not completed prior to entry into the program, provisional admission may be granted with the requirement that the graduate level statistics course be taken before the graduate nursing research course.
In addition to the MSN requirements above, two years of recent full-time relevant clinical or administrative nursing experience is preferred, but not required. Related military experience will be considered on an individual basis.
Prior to enrolling in nursing coursework students must meet health and safety compliance requirements, to include drug testing, a criminal background check, a physical examination, and several immunizations. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in dismissal from the program.