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MN Application Requirements

Minimum Requirements to Apply to the MN 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, including spoken English
  • International applicants are required to have an active unrestricted US Registered Nurse (RN) license at time of application and a Washington State RN license to begin the MN program, if offered admission
  • If your RN degree is not a bachelor degree you must submit Leadership and Community Health Nursing BSN equivalency essays (see page 3 of application instructions)

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

Required Application Materials

  1. MN application instructions
  2. MN application checklist
  3. Online MN 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 (reading, writing, and comprehension, as well as spoken) scores, if applicable
  10. BSN equivalency essays, if applicable