Admission Requirements
  • Official documentation of an earned bachelor's degree in nursing from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.

    Transcripts must be within one (1) year of print date.

  • Current professional resume
  • Two essays typed and appended to the application:
    • Describe your goals for graduate study in nursing
    • An exemplar from your nursing practice
  • Two recommendations, preferably from a nursing faculty and a nursing administrator. Download a recommendation form here.
  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above is required. Applicants with a cumulative GPA of less than 3.0 in their undergraduate nursing education are required to submit a written request for admissions to the "Master's Nursing Admissions Committee" for a review of their application portfolio. This should be sent to the Admissions Office.
  • Minimum one year of full-time nursing experience
  • Completion of a basic health assessment course for all clinical tracks
  • Completion of a basic statistics course. A student without a basic statistics course may take statistics in the undergrad program, but it must be completed prior to NUR 632 Design and Methodology for Nursing Research.
  • International applicants are required to have their earned degree evaluated by the World Education Services (WES) to be comparable to United States standards.
  • Copy of current New York State Licensure
  • Copy of current malpractice insurance