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Top 10 Up and Coming Nursing Schools in the East for 2016

School of Adult and Graduate Education
Blaney Hall 105

Graduate Nursing Programs

Catherine Zurawski
Director of Graduate Nursing Programs
Ext 3342

Stephanie B. Woodruff
Director of the Nurse Anesthesia Program
Ext. 4485

Application Requirements

Admissions Requirements

In order to be considered for admission, a candidate must meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited program
  • Minimum of a 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) in a BSN program
  • Active, unencumbered Registered Nurse licensure in Pennsylvania.
  • Completion of undergraduate statistics, research and health assessment courses with a grade of C or better
  • No clinical experience required. One year preferred.

Application Process

To complete the admissions process, a candidate must submit the following:

  • A completed online application
  • Official transcript(s) from all colleges/universities previously attended (if previous coursework was completed outside of the United States, students should have their academic degree validated as equivalent to a degree in the United States through a non-profit agency, such as World Education Services www.wes.org.) 
  • Two professional recommendations, preferably from nurses with graduate degree including current employer, nursing professor or other nursing professional Recommendation Form  
  • Current resume
  • A statement explaining your goals and why you are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in nursing
  • For international applicants official scores for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • Completion of an interview with the Director

Please send all materials to:
Cedar Crest College
School of Adult and Graduate Education
100 College Drive
Allentown, PA 18104