School of Nursing
Waters College of Health Professions

Post-MSN Doctor of Nursing Practice Admissions

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Admission Requirements:

  • Hold a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from an accredited institution with an advanced practice nursing focus.
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) graduate GPA.
  • Prerequisite-Statistics. Program requires a prerequisite in Introductory Statistics with a grade of C or better.
  • Submission/completion of all of the following materials:
    • Complete College of Graduate Studies online application with payment of required fee.
    • Georgia Southern University Health Services Form (must be completed prior to first semester entry and completed each semester afterward)
      •  All materials are to be submitted online through the College of Graduate Studies Admission’s office with the application.
    • Three letters of recommendation. Forms in the online application are acceptable, or you can attach 3 recommendation letters to the application.
    • Proof of American Heart Association Level C (2 person-BLS) CPR certification.
    • Proof of RN licensure (write COPY) over any replication of license submitted.

Upon Acceptance

  • Proof of current malpractice liability insurance (policy cover page) with name, dates of coverage and amount (1 million incident/3 million aggregate)
  • Proof of “student” malpractice insurance prior to entering ANY clinical course that requires clinical hours
  • Nursing Student Health forms
  • Proof of APRN licensure.

Tuition and Fees

Institutional Fee

If you have any questions, please contact the graduate program secretary.

Last updated: 8/9/2019

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