M.S. with a Major in Nursing Admissions Requirements

Applicants for the graduate program in nursing must meet the following requirements:

  • have a B.S. with a major in nursing from a nationally accredited program (NLNAC or CCNE)

  • have an undergraduate 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (preference will be given to applicants with a 3.3 or above)

  • completed one year of professional clinical practice prior to admission

  • provide proof of New York State R.N. license and current professional registration

  • meet all current college and program health requirements and provide documentation (additional requirements will apply to clinical practicums)

  • submit a current curriculum vitae and personal statement

  • submit two letters of reference (at least one from a clinical supervisor who can address clinical competence)

  • submit official transcripts of undergraduate work

  • submit proof of certificate of basic life-support prior to entering clinical practicums

  • complete pre-admission interview

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