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MSN Application Requirements

Family Nurse Practitioner and Nursing Administration

  1. Submit an application to the Office of Graduate Studies.
  2. A valid RN license without restrictions in the State of Texas.
  3. A minimum of two years of clinical work experience as a registered nurse with at least one year in the acute care setting.
  4. A baccalaureate nursing degree (BSN) from a nationally accredited college or university.
  5. Successful completion of an undergraduate statistics course.
  6. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale) overall and upper division courses.
  7. A personal interview with graduate faculty members.
  8. Three academic and professional references indicating achievement and motivation for graduate study. At least one reference should be from a faculty member who taught in the applicant's baccalaureate degree.
  9. At student's expense, verification of criminal background check and drug screen by a company or agency designated by the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Due no later than the 12th class day of the first semester after admission.

*Please see Policy No. 1 on the College of Nursing and Health Sciences: MSN Student Handbook.

For more information, please contact our Undergraduate Admissions Counselor, Anna Buentello at (956)326-3110 or

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