Transcript should show Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an NLN or CCNE accredited nursing program. If you graduated from an RN to BSN program, you must also submit a transcript from your associate's degree nursing program. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA in both programs in order to be eligible to apply to the MSN program.
Experienced and licensed registered nurses who have a U.S. bachelor's degree in another discipline are also eligible to apply.
Applicants with equivalent international credentials will be considered for admission. Please review information on degree equivalency procedures.
Transcripts should show undergraduate GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Provide a transcript that shows completion of a basic statistics course with a grade of C or better.
Three professional references that address your professional and/or academic experience. Please note references from co-workers or friends are not accepted.
Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores taken within the last five years if required.
The GRE is only required for applicants who have a total combined undergraduate GPA below a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
The GRE may be requested for further evaluation of an applicant.
TOEFL or IELTS scores, if applicable
Professional goal statement, two to three pages in narrative format addressing the following.
Discussion of professional experience
Future professional nursing career goals
Active Massachusetts RN license. You will enter your RN license number into the online application.
Interview with program faculty is required for NP students only.
One year of relevant clinical professional nursing experience is required prior to entering into any of the clinical courses.
Applications accepted on a rolling basis for fall enrollment and reviewed once complete.