Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)/Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Track Program Admission
Admission Requirements (M.S.N.)
To be considered for admission to the MSN/Adult- Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program, applicants must submit the following documented evidence:
- Completion of a baccalaureate degree in nursing, granted by a regionally accredited U.S. college or university.
- Current and unencumbered licensure to practice as a registered nurse in at least one legal jurisdiction in the United States and its territories.
- Documentation of current clinical, educational, or administrative practice related to nursing that can serve to facilitate successful completion of an advanced nursing degree.
- Certification by the applicant that there are no pending or reasonably anticipated investigations of his/her registered nursing licensure or advanced practice certification.
- Minimum of 2 years of nursing experience.
- A cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
- Successful completion of a college-level statistics course.
- Oral and written communication skills necessary to interact with faculty, patients, and colleagues.
- Successful completion of the program application on the Midwestern University website.
- Successful completion of a Midwestern University Criminal Background Check.
- Commitment to abide by the Midwestern University Drug-Free Workplace and Substance Abuse Policy.
- Successful completion of an interview with program faculty (scheduled during the final application review).
- Successful completion of all physical examination and inoculation requirements prior to matriculation.
- Certification of Basic Life Support (BLS) and AED Training for Health Care Professionals prior to matriculation.