MS Program: How to Apply

Application Availability and Deadline

Applications to the Master of Science (MS) program are generally available from October until May.  Applications are due no later than 5:00pm PDT on May 1 to begin study the following Autumn Quarter.

Minimum Requirements to Apply to the MS Program

  • We do not require the GRE for any of our graduate programs
  • An in-process or earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited university in any discipline
  • 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)

Required Application Materials

  1. MS application instructions
  2. MS application checklist
  3. Online MS application, including the School of Nursing Graduate School Application Supplemental Form
  4. Current resume
  5. 3 letters of recommendation
  6. Responses to the admissions questions (see instructions for prompts)
  7. Completed Background Check, Authorization for Repeat Checks, and Dissemination of Results form
  8. Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended; foreign transcripts must include translated evaluations
  9. Copies of English competency scores (reading, writing, and comprehension), if applicable