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MN Admission Requirements


  • A bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited program. Applicants who do not have a bachelor’s degree in nursing but have RN licensure and a bachelor’s degree in another field may qualify for our RN-MN program
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher in bachelor’s program
  • Completion of a general undergraduate-level statistics course
  • Written goal statement congruent with program’s philosophy and focus
  • Official transcripts from all previous college work


  • Curriculum vitae or résumé
  • Students must hold a current, unencumbered RN license in each state or United States territory where practice or clinical experiences occur.


  • 3 letters of reference
  • Successful completion of a written admission interview

Additional Admission Requirements

For a complete list of nursing requirements for newly admitted students, visit our Admitted Students section.


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