Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Everything you need to know about the MEPN program.

  • What is the application deadline? How often are students admitted?
  • What is NursingCAS?
  • What are the program prerequisite courses? Can I complete the prerequisite courses at the community college?
  • Do all the prerequisite courses need to be complete at the time of application?
  • Can I test out of the prerequisite courses?
  • Will my military education or experience be evaluated to determine eligibility toward requirements?
  • Do you offer a LVN-RN Option?
  • What is the GPA requirement?
  • Am I able to attend the program on a part-time basis?
  • Am I able to work while in the MEPN program?
  • Can the volunteer hours be in progress at the time of application?
  • How do I know if my degree from another country is equivalent to a US Baccalaureate degree?
  • Am I required to submit my health requirement information by the application deadline?
  • Is a background check and drug screen required?
  • Is the MEPN Program competitive? What can I do to improve my chances of being accepted?
  • How many units is the program?
  • Where are the clinical placements?
  • What is a Clinical Nurse Leader?