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SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE LEADERSHIP DEPARTMENT OF NURSING

MSN Master of Science in Nursing RN-to-MSN General Nursing specialization

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the RN-to-MSN General Nursing specialization must provide the following information for admission:

  • A minimum of 135 completed undergraduate credits.
  • Your official transcripts, minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • A $50 non-refundable application fee. Fee is required to initiate an application for admission and must be paid as part of the application process. The fee covers the cost of transcript requests, transcript evaluation and other administrative costs.
  • RN license verification and work experience acknowledgement formPDF that verifies:
    • Your current, unrestricted RN license (or its equivalent) to practice in the United States.
    • 1 year of licensed RN work experience or current employment as an RN.
  • GRE and GMAT are not required for admission.

To learn more, call 1.866.933.5955, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.

International Student Requirements

You are considered an international applicant if you completed your highest degree outside of the U.S., regardless of where you currently live. International applications include all U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens who have completed their most recent academic coursework, degree, or credential at an institution outside the U.S.

In addition to the above admission requirements, you will need to submit these materials:

  • Minimum scores and acceptable tests for proof of English proficiency
  • Transcript evaluation

Learn more about international student admissions.

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