Application Process

To be considered for admission to the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program, students must meet all general eligibility requirements of Nebraska Wesleyan University.

In addition to meeting specific admission prerequisites for the RN to MSN program or BSN to MSN program, applicants must submit the following to complete the application process:

Master of Nursing Application Process

  • Complete the Wesleyan Advantage Online Application
  • If you are applying to the Lincoln program, submit completed packet of information including Graduate Nursing Application Form, two letters of support verifying academic and professional abilities from education or work-related associates (an instructor or supervisor preferred) and the Technical Standards Form.
  • If you are applying to the Council Bluffs, Clarinda or Omaha program, submit completed packet of information including Graduate Nursing Application Form, two letters of support verifying academic and professional abilities from education or work-related associates (an instructor or supervisor preferred) and the Technical Standards Form.
  • Have all previously attended schools of nursing, colleges, and universities send official transcript(s) to the address below. Transcripts issued to students are not accepted.
  • In 300-500 words, describe your reason for pursuing an MSN. What professional, personal and educational goals do you hope to achieve?
  • Upload your résumé.
  • Complete a personal interview with the nursing faculty
  • Successful completion of background check and drug screening
  • 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 [at] nebrwesleyan.edu

Mail application materials to:

In Lincoln:
Wesleyan Advantage
Nebraska Wesleyan University
5000 St. Paul Ave.
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794

In Omaha:
Nursing Program
Nebraska Wesleyan University
14010 FNB Parkway, 7th Floor
Omaha, NE 68154

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