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Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

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Melissa Smith
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Keegan Hunzeker
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Admissions Requirements

Nursing Education and Healthcare Administration & Quality

  • BSN degree
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA*
  • Active, unencumbered RN license in the U.S.
  • Undergraduate statistics course
* Some exceptions apply

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

  • Successful completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (as documented by transcripts)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (on 0-4 scale) in BSN program (as documented by official transcripts)
  • An active, unencumbered Registered Professional Nurse license in the U.S. (in the state in which practicums will be completed)
  • Satisfactory completion of an undergraduate statistics course (grade of C or better);
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary educational instructions
  • Current Resume
  • Submit two references
  • Interview with the MSN committee


To participate successfully in courses in the various MNU programs, (and particularly for all online courses and programs) all students must have individual access to a personal computer of one of the following types. It is recommended that your system be no more than three years old.:

    • Microsoft Windows (PC):
      Windows personal computer (desktop OK, laptop recommended), with the Windows 7 or newer Windows operating system, or a Windows 8.x or Windows 10 tablet computer (e.g., Microsoft Surface) or newer.
      NOTE: Windows Smartphones are NOT sufficient technologies by themselves. 
    • Apple:
      Mac (desktop OK, laptop recommended), with the Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard) or newer Mac operating system
      NOTE: Apple tablets (e.g., iPads) and Apple smartphones (e.g., iPhones) may be handy to have for some courses and activities, but they are NOT sufficient technology by themselves. 
    • Others:
      No other devices are supported or recommended for MNU online courses and programs
      Android devices (tablets and smartphones) WILL NOT work for some critical functions.
      Chromebooks and other Netbook computers MAY NOT work for some features and functions, and therefore are not recommended. 
    • Recommended Extras:
      Webcam, for creating presentations for assignments Multimedia headset (microphone and headphones) for creating presentations for assignments and for participating in online real-time conferences.