Master of Nursing Admission Requirements

CWRU FPB nursing students participating in a patient demo.

Admission Overview

  • Application information/how to apply is available on the MN applications instructions page.
  • Two entry options:
  • Classes for the Master of Nursing Program (pre- RN licensure) begin in the Fall Semester Only.
  • We do rolling admissions during the academic year (September through May). Applications are reviewed when they are complete (see below).
  • March 1 is the Deadline to submit the online application to be reviewed for enrollment in the following Fall semester. Your application will be reviewed once all of your application materials are received.
    • A non-nursing bachelor's degree is required for consideration.
    • A complete application includes all items on the checklist for applications; that is, the application form and all required supporting documents.
    • The GRE is not required for application. However, GRE test scores may be requested for an admission decision.
  • International students are eligible to apply and must meet both program admission requirements and international requirements.

For questions or information, contact admissionsfpb@case.edu.

Prerequisite Admission Requirements

Application review begins in the fall semester one year prior. Prospective students must have at least two prerequisite science courses completed before admission review; Anatomy & Physiology I with lab, Anatomy & Physiology II with at least 6 credits, Microbiology with lab, or Chemistry. Admitted applicants must complete all prerequisite courses with a B- or higher grade before the admitted semester. Prerequisites must be taken within 5 years prior to enrollment.

  • BA, BS or BFA with acceptable overall undergraduate GPAs (3.0 cumulative; 2.75 natural science; 2.75 behavioral sciences).
  • Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan: at least 3 credits
  • Human Anatomy and Human Physiology (including a lab): Total of at least 6 credits
  • Microbiology: One course, minimum of 3-4 credits with lab
  • Statistics: One course in basic statistics, 3 credits
  • Chemistry: One course; minimum of 4 credits may be required for a non-science undergraduate major.
  • Prerequisite courses must be taken at an accredited college or university.