Graduate Admission Options

Nursing: Graduate Admission Options

Option One
A 3.0 grade point average (GPA) calculated over the most recent 30 graded semester (45 quarter) credits completed in either a baccalaureate or post baccalaureate program, including credits earned toward a credential. All credits used for GPA calculation must be from a regionally accredited institution.

Option Two
Not an available option for this program.

Option Three
An earned master's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution.

Option Four
Submission of a portfolio of evidence that shows adequate preparation for graduate studies. The portfolio will contain the following:

  1. Writing samples that show graduate level communication and analytical skills
  2. Detailed resume showing professional development, achievements, awards, and professional recognition
  3. Letters of reference from persons who can attest to the applicant’s ability to do graduate level work
  4. Letter of explanation detailing the reasons the student believes he or she is a good candidate for graduate study in the discipline requested

If the portfolio meets substantive approval of the committee, the applicant may be invited for an interview. The decision of the School Graduate Admissions Committee will be final.