$785 / credit*
Master of Science in Nursing
This tuition rate is in effect for the 2014-2015 academic year. Tuition rate is subject to change in subsequent years.
*Total program cost varies and is dependent on transfer credits and individualized program plan.
There is one application cycle per year from July to December with the start term of Summer 2014. Application materials must be submitted to Nursing CAS by our deadline of December 15, 2013 for admissions consideration. The application review process will start after the deadline of December 15, applicants will be notified of admissions decision in mid-February 2014.
In Nursing CAS you will be required to choose your desired track and campus to attend. Applicants may apply for both St. Cloud and Duluth campuses and both levels of preparation (ex. MS and BS to DNP) but may only select one track for consideration. Applicants who designate more than one track (ex. FNP & PMHNP) will not be considered for admission.
The following requirements will be required in the online Nursing CAS application. Please carefully review all the instructions prior to beginning your application. No items should be sent directly to CSS.
The essay should represent your highest level of academic writing and demonstrate ability to participate in a rigorous, fast-paced academic program. Prepare a three page (maximum) essay, typed and double-spaced, using 12-point Times New Roman font and one-inch margins, answering the following:
Explain your rationale for choosing your Graduate Nursing track selection (ex. FNP, ANP/GNP, etc.). Please designate your preference if applying to both St. Cloud and Duluth campuses.
How do you see Advanced Nursing Practice influencing your professional career?
What personal characteristics and skills qualify you for leadership?
4-year nursing degree from an accredited program conferred prior to the start of the program.
Statistics course with a grade of B or better within the past 7 years. Statistics is not a prerequisite for admission. The course may be taken as a part of the program during the first term.
Cumulative GPA of 3.0
One to three years' experience as a registered nurse preferred
Upon acceptance into the Master of Science in Nursing Program students will need to:
Annual Mantoux test or chest x-ray