Admissions Criteria

Apply to the MSN to PhD in Nursing Program.

  • MSN degree from an approved, accredited college or university
  • A minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Completion of the university application for the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing program
  • One official transcript from each college or university you've attended; international transcripts need to be officially evaluated by World Education Services (
  • Three professional recommendations (including two from nurses who hold the PhD degree)
  • An example of scholarly writing (a thesis, article, or paper)
  • Your resume/CV
  • An interview (qualified applicants will be contacted to interview based on initial review of their application)
  • International applicants must meet additional requirements for admission

Deadline: December 15