Admission to Graduate Programs

The Graduate Admissions Office is committed to ensuring that the incoming classes will be comprised of highly qualified individuals representing a diversity of academic and professional backgrounds and accomplishments. Admission to the master's degree programs is open to individuals who have attained bachelor's degrees from regionally accredited colleges or universities. The Admissions Committee evaluates applicants based on academic and professional accomplishments, written recommendations, and personal interviews.

Applicants to the accelerated graduate programs are expected to have a cumulative GPA in past academic work of no less than 3.00 on a four-point scale. All applicants are given opportunities to discuss their professional experience in the areas of their desired programs via the résumé and writing samples. Admissions requirements consist of the following:

  1. Completed Graduate Application.
  2. College transcripts of all previous post-secondary coursework.
  3. GRE Scores—Standardized test scores are optional for all graduate programs.
  4. Writing sample—250-350 words (Optional).
  5. Letters of recommendation—academic or work-related (Optional).
  6. Résumé of professional experience (Optional).

Admission to the RN to MS program option requires the following:

  1. Current Maryland registered nurse's license in good standing
  2. Completed Graduate Application.
  3. College transcripts of all previous post-secondary coursework.
  4. Two professional recommendations completed by supervisor or peer.
  5. GRE Scores—Standardized test scores are optional for all graduate programs.
  6. Writing sample—250-350 words (Optional).
  7. Résumé of professional experience (Optional).

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