School of Nursing

School of Nursing Admission Requirements (Master of Science in Nursing)

Application Fee NursingCAS Application
Non-refundable fee set by NursingCAS
Previous Degree Must hold baccalaureate degree in nursing from a regionally accredited college or university (degrees from institutions outside the U.S. are evaluated for equivalency to U.S. degree)
BSN degree must be from a program accredited by either the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Minimum Cumulative GPA Recommended minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA in last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework
Recommended minimum undergraduate and a recommended graduate GPA of 3.0
Elementary or Introductory Statistics course (minimum grade of C)
Nationally Scored Test (GRE/ADAT) No admission test required
English Language Requirements All international applicants must show English language proficiency by meeting requirements as indicated on the School of Nursing website
Foreign Degree Transcripts Applicants with foreign transcripts must include a transcript evaluation from an evaluation service which is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), for a course-by-course evaluation and U.S. equivalency determination
Other Requirements Must hold a current, unencumbered Registered Nurse license or show proof of conferred degree before entry and active RN license by the end of the first semester if admitted to the program; FNP requires the RN is licensed in TX; Official Transcripts; Three Professional References; Curriculum Vitae or Resume; Timed verbal and written assessments; Consult program home pages for specific information regarding each MSN specialty area.