Admission Criteria for Graduate Nursing Program
Admission - Applicants are eligible for admission to the graduate nursing program if they have an undergraduate GPA of 3.00 or greater.
Denied Admission - Applicants who have less than a 3.0 undergraduate GPA will be denied admission to the graduate nursing program.
Applicants to the graduate nursing program must submit the following documentation in addition to that required by the university:
- official transcripts demonstrating graduation from an NLN- or CCNE-accredited baccalaureate nursing program;
- a statement of the applicant’s professional goals for graduate education;
- a copy of the applicant’s current professional nursing license;
- transcript documentation of an undergraduate physical assessment course or equivalent
- evidence, an undergraduate statistics course; and an undergraduate nursing research course;
- two letters of recommendation (one letter must be from a current employer).
In addition to the information listed above, applicants to the post-master’s certificate program must submit:
- official transcripts demonstrating completion of a master’s degree in nursing; and,
- transcript or equivalent evidence of graduate level pathophysiology, advanced pharmacology, physical examination, and advanced practice nursing role development courses.
Computer literacy is an expectation for all graduate nursing courses. E-mail accounts and Internet access are provided by the university.