MSN/MBA Admission Requirements

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Business Administration joint-degree program requires the following for admittance. Applicants do not need to take the GRE or GMAT.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (GPA of 3.0 or higher)
  • Unencumbered active state nursing license (with expiration date)
  • Free online application
  • Undergraduate transcripts
    Contact all colleges you’ve attended and request that they send official transcripts to the appropriate address below.
    For Lincoln MSN/MBA students:
    Melissa McCoy
    Nebraska Wesleyan University
    5000 Saint Paul Avenue
    Lincoln, NE 68504
    402.465.2330
    mmccoy@nebrwesleyan.edu
    For Omaha MSN/MBA students:
    Brenda Ballou
    Nebraska Wesleyan University
    14010 FNB Parkway
    Omaha, NE 68154
    402.827.3555
    bballou@nebrwesleyan.edu
  • NWU graduate transcript request
    If you graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan and did not transfer in any courses from another institution, you do not need to request transcripts from NWU.

    If you transferred courses from another institution to NWU, download, complete, and sign the Inner Campus Transcript Request Form. Mail, email, or FAX it to:
    Registrar’s Office
    Nebraska Wesleyan University
    5000 Saint Paul Avenue
    Lincoln, NE 68504-2796
    Fax: 402.465.2565
    Email: registrar@nebrwesleyan.edu
  • Completion of a background check and drug screen
  • Two references
    Upload the names and email addresses of two education or work-related associates. We will send your references an online form to complete in support of your application.
  • Résumé
    Upload your résumé.
  • Personal goals statement
    In 300-500 words, describe your reason for pursuing an MBA or MSN/MBA. What professional, personal and educational goals do you hope to achieve? What strengths will you bring to Nebraska Wesleyan’s MBA program? You may upload your personal goal statement or enter it in your online application for admission.
  • Two years’ work experience
    Show your work experience on your résumé. Other relevant factors such as undergraduate GPA or internships may serve to meet this requirement.