Nursing Leadership and Administration - Admissions & Application

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Admission Qualifications

  • B.S. degree with a nursing major from an accredited program*
    • For R.N.s with a Bachelor’s in a field other than nursing, the R.N. to M.S. Program is available.
  • Licensure as a registered professional nurse within the United States, U.S. territories or Canada
  • Equivalent of one-year full-time employment as a professional registered nurse
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 on a scale of 4.00
  • Successful completion (B minus or higher) of a statistics course
  • Demonstrated proficiency in written communication

*International student applications evaluated on an individual basis

Application Process

  • Complete FREE online application
    • Application essay Instructions and submission available through the online application.
    • One-page professional resume highlighting your professional experience
    • Two recommendations - Evidence of academic and professional qualifications from a supervisor and a previous educator
    • Official TOEFL or IELTS Score (if required) - international students
  • Request Transcripts - One official transcript from all colleges/universities attended Send to Roberts Wesleyan University AGE Admissions:
    • USPS mail:Roberts Wesleyan University ATTN: AGE Admissions Office 2301 Westside Drive Rochester, NY 14624
  • Complete FAFSA application - Submit financial aid forms to the office of Financial Aid (if applicable).
  • Admissions Decision. Your application will be reviewed and an email/letter regarding your admission status will be sent via email/USPS mail. If accepted into the program, you will receive a letter stating this along with form to make a deposit to hold your spot in the program. NOTE: You must submit the form with your non-refundable $350 deposit to the Graduate Nursing Office to secure your position in the program.
    • NOTE: The following may be required at the discretion of the program:
      • A personal interview with program director or a graduate faculty member
      • Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) if English is not that applicant's first language

Additional Admissions Items

  • All Adult & Graduate Nursing students (including online) must comply with the New York State Public Health Law immunizations requirements. Visit our Health Center website for details.

  • A copy of your Registered Nurse License (Must include expiration date)

Application Questions:

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Related Majors

Health Administration, M.S. - The Master's in Health Administration is an innovative and contemporary blend of health administration and business coursework designed to provide students with sought-after skills for medical and health services management. Working professionals can complete this degree in just 18 months, 1 night a week or 100% online!
Nursing Leadership & Administration, M.S. - The Master's in Nursing Leadership & Administration is based on nursing science with a significant focus on the business aspects of health care, evidence-based practice, and the latest technological advances to develop your leadership expertise and knowledge. Working RN's can complete this degree in just 20 months, 1 night a week or 100% online!
RN to M.S. in Nursing - If you have a bachelor's degree in a discipline other than nursing, an associate degree in nursing, and are working as a R.N. (a minimum of 20 hours per week), then this completely online RN to MS in Nursing Program is designed for you!
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