Admissions Requirements (Graduate Program - MSN)

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Policy title:

Admissions Requirements (Graduate Program - MSN)

Category:
Admissions
Graduate/Adult/Transfer
Registrar
Owner:
Dean of Graduate Programs
Approved by:
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Purpose of this policy

To inform prospective graduate students of the admission process when applying to the MSN program. 

Policy statement

MSN 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:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from an ACEN-, CCNE- or CNEA-accredited nursing program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Unencumbered active state nursing license (with expiration date)
  • Free online application
  • Undergraduate transcripts
  • 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 MSN degree. What professional, personal and educational goals do you hope to achieve? What strengths will you bring to Nebraska Wesleyan’s MSN program? You may upload your personal goal statement or enter it in your online application for admission.

 

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