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MS Admissions Qualifications

Minimum Requirements to Apply to the MS Program

  • We do NOT require the GRE for any of our graduate programs
  • A minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the last 90 graded quarter credits
  • Meeting Essential Behaviors for graduate students
  • If your native language is not English, proof of English language proficiency (reading, writing and comprehension)
  • If you are an International applicant and plan to take clinical nursing courses, an active unrestricted US Registered Nurse (RN) license at time of application and a Washington State RN license to begin program will be required. If you do not plan to enroll in clinical nursing courses, RN licensure is not required for the MS program.

If you are admitted to the MS program, additional requirements you MUST meet before starting the program are:

Required Application Materials 

  1. MS application instructions
  2. MS application checklist
  3. Online MS application, including School of Nursing Supplemental Form
  4. Current resume
  5. 3 letters of recommendation
  6. Responses to the admissions questions
  7. Completed Background Check, Authorization for Repeat Checks, and Dissemination of Results form
  8. Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended
  9. Copies of English competency scores, if applicable