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Course Requirements

Typical Nursing Pre-Requisites include:

Note: The above requirements are not exhaustive. It is important that you check the website of each individual nursing program you wish to apply for updated requirements.

You will also be required to complete a standardized entrance exam, please consult the website of the schools you want to attend.

Can I pursue a Master's in Nursing program if I don't have a BSN?

While many MSN programs do require that students have a BSN prior to applying, there are some pre-licensure master's programs.  In Georgia, these are offered by Augusta University and Emory.

Requirements for admission into the CNL program include:

  • Baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited school in any area other than nursing.
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • The following coursepre-requisites:
  • GRE (290 total minimum) or MAT (400 minimum) taken within the last 5 years.
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary education
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae

Requirements for admission into the MSN program include:

  • Baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited school in any area other than nursing.
  • Average undergraduate GPA of accepted applicants is 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • The following coursepre-requisites:
  • The GRE can be waived if your cumulative undergraduate GPA is equal to or greater than 3.5 or if you have completed a master's degree or higher at an accredited institution.
    • If you are required to take the GRE, you should aim to score above the 50th percentile.
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary education
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae