- Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
- Family Nurse Practitioner
In addition to meeting the requirements of the University as described in the Graduate Education section of the academic programs catalog, students must meet the requirements specified below:
- Submit a University application for admission and a curriculum vitae.
- Complete a Bachelor of Nursing degree from an accredited college or university.
- Current licensure to practice nursing as a Registered Nurse in the applicant’s state or country. For those applicants practicing in Michigan, a current Registered Nurse Michigan license is required. Applicants who hold Registered Nurse licensure from other states or countries and who are in the Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Anesthesia concentration may be admitted provisionally with the requirement that a United States and Michigan Registered Nurse license must be obtained prior to progression to clinical courses.
- A minimum grade-point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale) for total credits completed during the second-half of the four-year baccalaureate nursing program.
- One year of clinical practice as a registered nurse prior to the clinical sequence of courses for the Nurse Practitioner concentration.
- Successfully completed an undergraduate or graduate statistics course within the last five years.
- Submit a written essay typed and double-spaced that addresses the applicant’s career goals and motivations for graduate study in the selected area of specialty nursing practice: Nurse Practitioner.
- Submit three letters of recommendation. For those applicants applying to the Nurse Practitioner concentration, the reference letters must be from a source that has direct knowledge of the applicant’s work and educational experience specifying the applicant’s ability to do graduate work. The reference must not be a peer co-worker.
- Complete an admission interview with the College of Nursing faculty.
- If the applicant’s native language is not English, the applicant must complete the Test of English as a Foreign Language with a total score of 580 (paper version) or 21 (computer version). Equivalent scores on the English Language Center Test may be submitted.
- If the applicant’s native language is not English, the applicant must complete the Educational Testing Service Test of Spoken English (TSE) with a score of 50 or above.
- Applications for the Nurse Practictioner program are CLOSED.
- Application deadline was November 15, 2016
- Admission applications are available in mid-September for the following fall.
- The MSN Nurse Practitioner concentration enrolls for a fall semester start each year.
Admission of students who cannot reside in Michigan for the duration of their College of Nursing program cannot be accommodated at this time. Many states have regulations regarding out-of-state distance education providers which may include restrictions from online courses with didactic and clinical practicum requirements for College of Nursing programs.