Clinical Nurse Leader — Master of Science in Nursing

Admissions Criteria

  1. A baccalaureate degree in nursing from a nationally accredited program.
    • RNs with a baccalaureate degree in another field could qualify for the MSN bridge program. The baccalaureate degree must be from an accredited program. Each application will be individually assessed to determine courses needed to bridge into the MSN program. This gap analysis will determine what additional courses will be required at the baccalaureate level to ensure they have met the prerequisites necessary for graduate education in nursing.
  2. A minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0.
  3. Official transcripts from each institution of higher education attended.
  4. A minimum of 2000 hours as a registered nurse.
  5. A current unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan, or in the state of home residence.
  6. Three letters of professional recommendation with at least one from someone in supervisory capacity.
  7. Professional CV or current resume.
  8. An autobiographical statement of personal goals and objectives.
  9. An interview with graduate faculty (selective, by invitation).