Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science

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Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Programs

Admission Criteria

  • BSN degree from an approved, accredited school
  • Current California RN licensure
  • One year of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse (Applicants to the Dual Pediatric/Family or Dual Adult-Gerontology/Family programs require clinical experience in pediatrics or adult/geriatrics, respectively)
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic statistics course
  • Basic nutrition course
  • GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Completion of the University Application for the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Program
  • One official transcript from each college or university attended
  • Three professional recommendations (Two from clinicians who hold a doctoral degree –RNs/APRNs or MDs)
  • Resume/CV
  • Interview (only qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview based on initial review of their application)
  • Evidence of specified immunizations and screening tests, a report of recent physical examination, and BLS certification if admitted into the program
  • International applicants must meet additional requirements for admission http://www.sandiego.edu/admissions/graduate/international/

The application deadline is March 1. All materials must be received by this date to receive priority consideration.

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