Nursing - Master of Science | Mercy College

Nursing - Master of Science

Admission Requirements

Students seeking admission to the MSN program must meet the following criteria:

  • Submit a completed graduate program application with required documents and fee.
  • Possess a degree in nursing at the bachelor’s level or higher from a regionally accredited institution and a professionally accredited (ACEN or CCNE) program.  
  • Submit official transcripts from all higher education institutions attended.  
  • Possess a minimum overall GPA of 3.0/4.0 scale on undergraduate and graduate course work.
  • Proof of an active RN license with no restrictions.  
  • Submit a current professional resume or CV and statement of purpose. The statement of purpose (750-1000 words) should state your education and career goals and reason for seeking this degree. This will be submitted when completing the online application. 
  • Provide three professional references.  References can be emailed this online form to complete: https://mercycollege.wufoo.com/forms/msn-reference-form/
  • Once accepted into the program, complete a criminal background check and drug screen.