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MSN - Admission Requirements

Documentation for the following items must be received before an admission decision is made for the Online Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner Degree program:

  • Official Transcripts must be received for all undergraduate and graduate coursework from accredited colleges or universities, including confer date of BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) which show a cumulative GPA of 3.0 for all prior coursework is required for full admission. Conditional admission will be considered for applicants with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75. If conditional admittance is granted, a GPA of 3.0 is expected with the completion of 12 hours of coursework.
  • Submit application
  • Submit a Planned Program
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores
  • A 500-700 word Statement of Purpose for graduate study
  • Submit two letters of reference from individuals commenting on the applicant's academic and professional potential
  • Evidence of a current and unencumbered Registered Nurse license
  • Completion of a three (3) hour graduate or undergraduate course in statistics with a grade of C or higher. Conditional admission may be granted if the applicant is unable to submit evidence of prior completion but this requirement must be met within the first 12 hours of coursework

All admissions materials should be submitted to Graduate Admissions:

University of the Cumberlands
Graduate & Online Admissions

6985 College Station Drive
Williamsburg, KY 40769

Phone (606) 539-4390
Toll Free (800) 343-1609
Fax (606) 539-4534