Online RN to MS in Nursing (RN-BSN-MSN): Admissions Requirements
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Wondering what your odds are for admission? Whether you’re applying to college for the first time or haven’t been a student in years, college admissions anxiety can be overwhelming. We’re on a mission to remove the guesswork from the application process so you can make key decisions about your future with confidence. Start by picking a program of interest to see your likelihood of acceptance.
Enrollment counselors are available to support you through the admissions process so you can reach your potential, achieve your educational goals, and accelerate your career. If you have questions or prefer to apply over the phone, give us a call at 877-791-7181.
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Use our Admissions Estimator to see how you measure up against our general admissions criteria for your program of interest.*
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All admissions calculation results should be taken as estimations and not actuals.
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Choose from the available selections to complete the admissions criteria questions.
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Are you a transfer Student?
Do you hold a degree or diploma in nursing?
Do you hold an unencumbered U.S. RN from your home state, or from any other state RN licensure?
Do you hold an advanced practice nursing licensure and certification?
|Online Application Form||Apply Now|
|Degree and Minimum GPA||Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN) or a Diploma in Nursing, with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a scale of 4.0|
|Transcripts||Official transcripts of all prior nursing and academic work|
|Official GMAT/GRE||No GMAT/GRE scores required|
|Current Licensure||Copy of current unencumbered U.S. RN license from the state where you reside and a copy of any other state RN license|
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Fill out the form below and a skilled and knowledgeable Admissions Representative will get in touch to answer your questions and help with the application process.
At Sacred Heart University, we welcome students from all around the world. If you are an international student and are interested in enrolling in the online RN-BSN-MSN, you are required to submit the items listed above, as well as the following:
|Course Evaluation||A course-by-course evaluation (and a translation, if applicable) from an acceptable transcript evaluation services agency, such as World Education Services.|
|TOEFL, IELTS or MELAB scores||If English is not your native language, you need a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (PBT), 213 (CBT), or 70 (iBT). Or, a minimum IELTS score of 6.|
If you are unable to provide proof of English language proficiency, Sacred Heart University can administer an online English proficiency test for you. Also, please note that international students on an F-1 student visa are not permitted to enroll in online programs.
For more information on application requirements for international students, request more information or call us at 877-791-7181.
You can transfer in up to 90 credits you’ve earned at another college or university, accounting for up to 75 percent of the undergraduate credits required. This is subject to credit eligibility and program director approval.
To find out whether or not your credits are eligible, request more information or call us at 877-791-7181.
When to Apply
The best time to apply is now. Our academic calendar has six RN-BSN-MSN start dates a year, with flexible modules to accommodate your financial aid, tuition reimbursement or scholarship funds. We can help you determine which start date is right for you.