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Nursing Program Application Requirements

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BSN Program

Traditional first year students

  • First-year admissions requirements, with a GPA of 3.3 or greater
  • High school or secondary school transcript (you will be required to submit final transcripts documenting graduation)
  • SAT or ACT scores; minimum combined SAT score is 1030 and minimum ACT is 20
  • Complete Massachusetts Department of Public Health Immunization Requirements for Health Science Students (upon enrollment)

Non-traditional first year students

(a non-traditional student has been out of high school for more than 3 years or has a GED)

  • High school or secondary school transcript with an overall GPA of 3.3 or greater
  • Final high school transcripts documenting graduation, diploma or GED
  • Complete Massachusetts Department of Public Health Immunization Requirements for Health Science Students (upon enrollment)

Transfer students

  • High school or secondary school transcript documenting graduation or equivalency test (GED)
  • College GPA of 3.3 or greater
  • 30 credits of college-level work completed, with a C grade or greater in science courses (Anatomy & Physiology I & II, Chemistry, and Statistics are recommended but not required for acceptance into the program). View course equivalency.
  • TEAS test is required with a minimum passing score on each of the four categories: Reading=69%, English=70%, Math=73%, and Science=60.4% or higher. Review specific information pertaining to the TEAS test requirement.
  • Complete Massachusetts Department of Public Health Immunization Requirements for Health Science Students (upon enrollment)
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LPN to BSN Program

  • Valid United States LPN license
  • High school or secondary school transcript documenting graduation or equivalency test (GED)
  • Official transcript from the accredited LPN program attended with a GPA of 3.3 or greater, and official transcript(s) from all other colleges attended with a GPA of 3.3 or greater
  • TEAS test is required with a minimum passing score on each of the four categories: Reading=69%, English=70%, Math=73%, and Science=60.4% or higher. Review specific information pertaining to the TEAS test requirement.
  • Current resume
  • Complete Massachusetts Department of Public Health Immunization Requirements for Health Science Students (upon enrollment)
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RN to BSN Program

  • Valid United States RN license
  • Official transcript from the accredited RN program attended with a GPA of 2.7, and official transcript(s) from all other colleges attended with a GPA of 2.7
  • Complete Massachusetts Department of Public Health Immunization Requirements for Health Science Students (upon enrollment)
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Accelerated BSN Program

  • Completed bachelor's degree from a U.S. college/university* with a GPA of 3.5 or greater. If you completed your degree outside of the U.S., please see requirements below.
  • Applicants must have all prerequisites completed by the beginning of Summer Session I. However, an applicant may be enrolled in up to two prerequisite courses at the time of the application deadline. Completed transcripts must be submitted prior to the start of the program in May.
  • All science prerequisite courses completed within the last seven years. Most online science courses, including biology, might not transfer.
  • Complete Massachusetts Department of Public Health Immunization Requirements for Health Science Students (upon enrollment)

* Graduates of a non-U.S. college or university are eligible to apply if the following two conditions are met:

  1. Submit a complete, official transcript documenting the award of a bachelor’s degree. All transcripts from institutions outside of the United States must have an approved agency's evaluation of courses, grades, academic degrees, and grade point averages. Four approved agencies include the Center for Educational DocumentationWorld Education Services, Inc.North American Educational Group, or Educational Credential Evaluators
  2. Completion of the MASS Transfer Block at a Massachusetts Community College with the official stamped transcript on or before the start of Summer Session I (May 1) of the year in which you are enrolling (suggested GPA 3.5 or greater). 
    1. Completion of the following pre-requisite courses with a grade of B- or higher: Anatomy and Physiology I and II (with labs), Microbiology (with lab), Chemistry (with lab), Statistics, and Developmental Psychology (childhood through adulthood). 
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