Application Deadlines

The deadline for the Doctorate of Nursing Practice and the Master of Nursing (BSN to MN) is February 15th for Fall semester consideration.

The deadline for the Master of Nursing (ADRN to MN) is December 1st for Fall semester consideration.

Required Tests

The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is not required for the Nursing Graduate program.

International Applicants

English proficiency scores with the following minimums: TOEFL (80), IELTS (level 6.5), or PTE (54), are required for applicants who are not U.S. citizens and are not from countries where English is the official language. This requirement is waived if the applicant has earned an undergraduate or graduate degree from an institution in the U.S. or if the student is from a country where the English proficiency score is waived.

Please see our International application process page for a list of countries where the english proficiency score is waived as well as more information on applying as an International student.

Additional Admission Requirements

For additional required admission documents please see program website or view list of requirements in the graduate application portal. Incomplete applications cannot be considered.


We are very proud of both the academic programs and vibrant educational community that we have developed. Specifically, we value our student-friendly environment, outstanding faculty and the resulting success of our students. We provide our single curriculum in five locations across the state as well as a predominantly distance-delivered graduate program to better serve the needs of our students and the state health care system. If you are interested in nursing as a profession we encourage you to consider us for your preparation.