Master of Science in Nursing Application

It’s Never Too Late to Enroll!

Admission occurs on a rolling basis throughout the year and is open to men and women who have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. So fill out your application and send it in at any time!

How to Apply

To complete the application process, students must:

  • Complete and submit the online application form
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in nursing from an NLNAC- or CCNE-accredited program
  • Have a current RN license
  • Show a minimum of 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) in a BSN program

Students Must Also Submit:

  • Current resume with a professional goals statement
  • CPR Certification
  • Clearances: (must be completed during the second semester of study)
    - Child Abuse
    - Criminal Record
    - Physical
  • Completion of undergraduate statistics, research, and health assessment courses with a grade of C or better
  • Three (3) professional recommendations preferably from professional nurses with graduate degrees, including:
    - Current employer (1)
    - Nursing Professor (1)
    - Other nursing professional (1)
    - Note: The Department of Nursing may make exceptions to the recommendation requirements, on a case-by-case basis.

    Recommendation form
  • Completion of an interview with the Director of the Graduate Nursing Program
  • A sample of previously written, scholarly work such as a published journal article or paper presented at a nursing conference
  • Recent relevant practice in nursing preferred (a minimum of one year)
  • Satisfactory scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all applicants who are non-native English speakers.
  • Please send completed materials to:

The School of Adult and Graduate Education
Cedar Crest College
100 College Dr.
Allentown, PA 18104-6196