Education Doctorate with an Emphasis in Nursing Education Admission Information, Bryan College of Health Sciences

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Admission Information for Education Doctorate with an Emphasis in Nursing Education

Earning your education doctorate (EdD) with an emphasis in nursing education will provide endless professional rewards. By taking your degree, knowledge and skill set to the highest level, you'll be eligible to educate and lead the next generation of nurses.

Are you ready to apply and become a doctoral student with Bryan College of Health Sciences? Review the following academic requirements to ensure you meet the admission requirements and learn how to apply today.

Admission Requirements

Each applicant to the EdD with an emphasis in nursing education program will be evaluated for admission based on the following criteria:
  • Masters degree with major in nursing (MSN) from a regionally accredited institution with nursing program accreditation
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in MSN program
  • Current, unencumbered license as a professional registered nurse (RN)
  • Application
  • Official college transcripts from graduating institutions
  • Two professional references;

    one from applicant’s graduate nursing faculty and one from applicant’s nursing or healthcare employer/supervisor. Two employer references may be used by those whose graduation date was more than five years ago

  • Applicants for whom English is a learned language must score 550 paper based/213 computer based or better on the TOEFL English proficiency examination (School code: 6058)
  • Meeting with program faculty member or graduate recruiter
  • Sample of academic writing
  • Narrative explanation of: How the applicant’s professional goals are consistent with the program purpose statement and program outcomes and potential research topics of interest (Not to exceed three pages)

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Application Timeline and Deadlines

Application Deadlines:

• September 30 deadline; program starts January
• May 31 deadline; program starts in August

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