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Admissions Requirements and Checklist

MA in Curriculum and Instruction

This program requires a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, although exceptions may be made after consultation with Admissions.

Please supply the following:

  • A completed application form.
  • Official transcripts of your undergraduate coursework sent directly from the registrar of your accredited baccalaureate degree-granting institution, plus transcripts of any graduate coursework.
  • Two recommendations from work supervisors, professors, coworkers, or other similar individuals who can attest to your character, academic competence, and professional experience.
  • If applicable, copies of any teaching certificates (both front and back to show current certification).

If you are not a citizen of the United States, please submit:

  • A completed application form.
  • Official transcripts from colleges or universities you attended in the U.S.
  • Official transcript of undergraduate and graduate coursework undertaken at colleges and universities outside the U.S. Students should also request a course-by-course evaluation from either WES (World Education Services) or ECE (Educational Credential Evaluators).

Official results of the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). Applicants must score a minimum of 80 on the web-based exam, 550 on the paper exam, or 213 on the computer-based exam to be considered for admission.

MS in Nursing

This program requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, although exceptions may be made after consultation with Admissions. Other requirements included a current registered nursing license and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an NLNAC or CCNE-accredited program. The Nurse Educator Certificate program requires an MSN to apply as the program is a Post Master's Certificate.

Please submit:

  • A completed application.
  • An official and complete transcript sent directly from the Registrar of each college and/or School of Nursing for coursework on the undergraduate and graduate level.
  • A copy of your current registered nursing license.
  • Three (3) written recommendations from nursing professionals, such as recent employers, professors, etc. At least one (1) recommendation must be from a Master’s level or above professional Nurse who has observed and is able to speak to the applicant’s clinical performance.
  • Current Résumé.

If you are not a citizen of the United States, you must also submit the following:

  • A completed application form.

Results of TOEFL test (if you are a non-native English speaker). Applicants must score a minimum of 80 on the web-based exam, 550 on the paper exam, or 213 on the computer-based exam to be considered for admission.

  • Official transcripts from colleges or universities you attended in the U.S.
  • Official transcript of undergraduate and graduate coursework undertaken at colleges and universities outside the U.S. Students should also request a course-by-course evaluation from either WES (World Education Services) or ECE (Educational Credential Evaluators).
  • Copy of I-151 or I-551 for U.S. Permanent Residents.
  • Copy of I-94 or I-688 for eligible non-citizens.

Note that applicants may be required to complete a faculty interview.

Call us at (866) 319-8966 to speak with a Program Manager, or fill out our Information Request Form.