Admission Requirements

R.N. to B.S.N. to M.S.N. Option

Those interested in the Nurse Anesthesia Program and the Nurse Practitioner Programs will submit an application to the M.S.N. studies during completion of the B.S.N. degree. Students work closely with the academic advisor to ensure proper progression and timing of application for admission.

All applicants to the M.S.N. program must meet the standard admission requirements. The GRE or MAT exams are required only for the Nurse Anesthesia Program.  A satisfactory GRE or MAT score is required for the Nurse Anesthesia Program.
Once accepted to Nurse Anesthesia Program or one of the Nurse Practitioner Programs, students may take a maximum of 3 core graduate courses (9 graduate credits) in lieu of either Nurs 460 Global Health or Nurs 462 Science, Technology & Health. Accepted students must also complete the remaining non-nursing requirements and the remaining Upper Division nursing courses and are required to take NURS 465: Senior Thesis.

Students may not take graduate courses until accepted to the M.S.N. Program, and remain undergraduate students until completion of the required credit hours for the B.S.N. degree.