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Admission Requirements

Master of Science in Nursing

To be eligible for admission, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Current RN licensure or eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse (RN) in the state of Connecticut. (RNs who hold licensure in states other than Connecticut do not need to apply for CT licensure to be admitted.)

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in nursing from a NLNAC or CCNE accredited institution*

  • 3.0 undergraduate GPA or completion of 6 credits at the graduate level with a minimum 3.3 GPA

  • Minimum one year of clinical experience
    *Nurses who hold a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree in fields other than nursing are welcomed to apply.

To apply to the Master of Science in Nursing, students must:

  • Complete our online application
  • Request official transcripts from the school that granted your bachelor’s degree and from any graduate institution you attended. Have transcripts sent to:

University of Hartford
Graduate Admission Office-Online Programs
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117 USA

Submit:

  • A nonrefundable application fee of $50
  • A letter of intent (as explained in the application)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Your résumé