Admissions Criteria and Prerequisites
The following prerequisites for admission must have been achieved by candidates prior to admission to a master’s-level program.
- Graduation from an N.L.N.A.C. or C.C.N.E.-accredited baccalaureate nursing program with a cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
- Satisfactory Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score if native language is not English.
- Proof of current licensure as a registered nurse
- $75 Application Fee
- Undergraduate Course in Nursing Research
How do I Apply?
Applicants should visit this page to learn more about the application process.
Please mail all required supporting materials to:
Office of Graduate Admissions
Seton Hall University
400 South Orange Avenue
The M.S.N. program admits students in the fall, spring and summer semesters. The application deadline is April 15 for fall semester and November 1 for spring semester.
When will you make a decision on my application?
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis once all the required documentation is received. Please contact Nursing directly to check the status of your application: Nursing@shu.edu
Additional Required Documents
- Personal Statement (submit electronically with application)
- Two letters of recommendation – 1 academic, 1 professional, both must be at least Master’s-prepared in Nursing and be able evaluate your professional nursing experience, academic competence and potential to undertake a Master’s degree.
- Official transcripts covering all academic post-secondary coursework completed to date