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RN to MSN Application Information

If you're a registered nurse with a non-nursing bachelors degree, take your nursing profession to the next level with a master of science in nursing (MSN). To get started, review the information below and apply today.

Admission Requirements

  • A minimum of one year as a practicing registered nurse (RN)
  • Hold a non-nursing bachelors degree
  • GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in RN program
    GPA under 3.0 may be considered for provisional admission
  • Current, unencumbered license as a professional registered nurse in the state where practicum will occur

Application Deadlines

The application deadline for the RN to MSN program is:
September 30 for January entry

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Are you ready to apply?

Follow these steps to complete your application:

  • Complete RN to MSN online application
  • Send in official college transcripts from MSN program
  • Provide two professional references: one from your RN program faculty and one from your supervisor
  • Submit a brief explanation of your professional goals, how the degree will help you attain your goals, and how your goals are compatible with the MSN program philosophy and outcomes (a minimum of two pages)
  • Send in a sample of academic writing. Your sample may be from previous academic courses
  • Provide documentation of a minimum of one year of practice as a registered nurse
  • TOEFL may be required for applicants if English is a learned language

Return all required application materials to:

Bryan College of Health Sciences
Attention: Graduate Studies Office
1535 S. 52nd St.
Lincoln, NE 68506-1398
Or email to:

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