To be eligible for admission to the BS in Nursing major, students must:
Admission is limited and competitive, only 32 students will be accepted per semester start. It is advised that all applicants also consider a parallel plan.
Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 in both the first and second semester prerequisite courses listed in the BS in Nursing program course sequence to maintain eligibility for admission. Official transcripts will be used to calculate the GPA, and the most recent grades will be used. Each individual course must have at least a C grade.
If you are a Licensed Practical Nurse, you must maintain an unencumbered practical nursing license from any state in the U.S. throughout the program.
Applicants will be notified by July 1.
Upon admission to the BS in Nursing program, new students will receive information about required documentation of immunizations and other screenings, CPR, background checks, etc., prior to program start.
Frequently Ask Questions about the BS in Nursing Program
*The proposed MSU Moorhead BS in Nursing program is a member of the Minnesota Alliance for Nursing Education (MANE) where we adhere to common admission criteria. At this time, MANE is implementing Holistic Admissions in two phases. (PHASE I) Consideration for admission to the MSU Moorhead MANE BS in Nursing program is based on TEAS and GPA. A Personal Statement is also required to complete the application. Applications without the Personal Statement will be considered incomplete and will not move forward for consideration. We thank you for your contribution to the MANE Phase I Holistic Admissions process.