Traditional BSN: Admissions
Students apply for admission to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program after or while in progress of completing a minimum of 28 credits and prerequisite coursework.
- Submission of a University application (does not apply to students currently enrolled at MSU).
- Completion of Pre-Nursing courses outlined below and progress towards completing University required coursework.
- Cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher.
- A grade of 2.0 or higher in each admission prerequisite.
- Submission of a College application, two completed reference forms, essay, curriculum vitae or resume and evidence of relevant community service and/or work experience.
Admission to the program is highly competitive, with most candidates exceeding the minimum requirements; therefore, the most qualified candidates are selected from the pool of candidates meeting the minimum criteria.
Approximately 120 students are admitted each year. The College receives 2-3 times the number of applications per seat. The average GPA for the fall 2016 cohort is 3.89.
Admission Prerequisite Courses:
CEM 141: General Chemistry
BS 161: Cells and Molecules
ANTR 350: Anatomy
WRA 101: University Tier I Writing
MTH103: College Algebra
- Applications are now OPEN.
- The College of Nursing admits twice per year for the Traditional BSN program
- Spring Start Application Deadline - December 1
- Fall Start Application Deadline - May 1