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Admissions Requirements

CRITERIA

DREXEL M.S.N.

DREXEL POST-BACCALAUREATE CERTIFICATE

Baccalaureate Degree

B.S.N. from program fully accredited by NLN and/or CCNE.

B.S.N. from program fully accredited by NLN and/or CCNE.

* Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Leadership may accept candidates from any accredited baccalaureate program.

GPA

3.0 or above on all previous coursework or last 60 credits completed. Applications from RNs with GPA < 3.0 to be considered on individual basis.

2.75 GPA or above on all previous coursework or last 60 credits completed. Applications from RNs with GPA < 3.0 to be considered on individual basis.

Transcripts

Official transcripts from all previous educational institutions required.

Official transcripts from all previous educational institutions required.

References

Two professional references required from colleagues or supervisors who can attest to applicant's clinical knowledge, skill, and potential aptitude for graduate study.

Not required.

Personal Statement

Personal statement describing interest in M.S.N. degree and particular specialty.

Personal statement describing interest in certificate program and particular specialty.

Curriculum Vitae or Resume

Required.

Required.

R.N. and Other Licenses

Copy of current U.S. R.N. license required.

Copy of current U.S. R.N. license required.

Previous Work Experience

While specific experience not required, previous related work experience may make applicant more competitive.

Specific work experience not required.

International Students: International applicants, as well as immigrants to the United States and U.S. permanent residents whose native language is not English and who have not received a bachelor's degree or higher in the United States, Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, or the United Kingdom, must show proficiency in English speaking as well as listening, writing. and reading. American citizens born on U.S. military bases abroad may be waived from the TOEFL requirement after providing documentation of this status. Otherwise, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

    • If you take the TOEFLiBT exam, you must have a minimum combined score for the listening, writing, and reading sections of 79 plus a speaking section score of 26 or higher.
    • If you take the TOEFL, you must have a minimum score of 550 or higher and a Test of Spoken English score (TSE) of 55 or higher.

Tuition Information: For more information on tuition, please go to: www.drexel.com/tuition/tuition_rates.aspx.