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Nursing Education Admissions

Applications are accepted throughout the year. However, you are best served by submitting your application by the following priority filing dates: April 15 (to begin in summer or fall) and November 15 (to begin in spring).

Graduate admission requirements for the Master of Science in Nursing are:

  • Completed application form to include professional goals' statement and resume
  • Appropriate educational preparation: Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a program accredited by NLNAC or CCNE
  • Undergraduate gpa of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or completion of 6 credits at the graduate level with an average gpa of 3.3 (B+)
  • Current licensure or eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse (RN) in the State of Connecticut
  • Two letters of recommendation: professional or educational
  • Transcripts from all undergraduate colleges including diploma school of nursing if applicable. If you have taken a graduate-level course you would like to have considered for transfer, please request a course description as well.
  • At least one year of full-time clinical practice