Admission Requirements - MSN

Admission Requirements - MSN

  • Resident of WV, PA, VA, KY or OH - Applicants living in other states schould contact the School of Nursing prior to applying
  • Graduate of an accredited B.S.N. program
  • Possess an unencumbered RN license
  • Minimum 3.0 undergraduate grade point on all previous college work
  • Complete the WVWC Graduate Studies Admission Application
  • Provide a Personal Statement of Goals and Objectives
  • Submit official undergraduate transcript(s) and current vita/resume
  • Submit three letters of recommendation
  • Submit validation of an unencumbered license to practice
  • Be interviewed by West Virginia Wesleyan College and Shenandoah University, if applicable
  • Demonstrate proficienty in English if a non-native English speaker by submitting scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

Admission Procedures and Program Policies

Each applicant will be considered individually by the Master of Science in Nursing Admission Committee. All applicants must be a graduate of an accredited B.S.N. program. Once admitted to the program, the student must maintain an unencumbered WV RN license and must maintain a 3.0 for all graduate work. Candidates must complete the program within five years.

For full consideration, all applicants must complete the WVWC Application for Graduate Studies Admission. The application forms are available online under each graduate degree program or from the Office of Admissions, (304) 473- 8520 in the Nordstrom Welcome Center. The completed application and all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, required test scores, and any additional materials required by the specific program as described within the college catalog should be submitted to the Graduate Studies Office, WVWC, 59 College Avenue, Buckhannon, WV 26201. The Priority Date for fall application review is March 15. Applicants will not be accepted for January admission. Students will be admitted as a cohort group of 25 for each Fall class and admission is competitive to the program. Admission Status for Fall 2017 Cohort: OPEN.

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