Nursing

The following lists all of the admissions requirements for the Nursing Graduate Programs. All programs initially require the Shenandoah University graduate application and $30 application fee. Please complete the required nursing admission forms below as applicable to your intended program.

School of Nursing Interview Dates for 2013

  • January 23
  • February 20
  • March 20
  • April 17
  • May 15
  • June 19
  • July 17
  • September 18
  • October 16
  • November 20

Application requirements by program

RN-MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or from which credit was received
  • Copy of your current nursing license
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of 2080 hours of clinical experience
  • Curriculum vitae form
  • Interview required

RN-MSN – Nurse Midwifery

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or from which credit was received
  • Copy of your current nursing license
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of 2080 hours of clinical experience
  • Curriculum vitae form
  • Interview required

RN-MSN – Health Systems Management

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or from which credit was received
  • Copy of your current nursing license
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of 2080 hours of clinical experience
  • Curriculum vitae form
  • Interview required

RN-MSN – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or from which credit was received
  • Copy of your current nursing license
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of 2080 hours of clinical experience
  • Curriculum vitae form
  • Interview required

MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner

  • Baccalaureate degree with a GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or from which credit was received
  • Copy of your current nursing license
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of 2080 hours of clinical experience
  • Curriculum vitae form
  • Interview required

MSN – Nurse Midwifery

  • Baccalaureate degree with a GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or from which credit was received
  • Copy of your current nursing license
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of 2080 hours of clinical experience
  • Curriculum Vitae form
  • Interview required

MSN – Health Systems Management

  • Baccalaureate degree with a GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or from which credit was received
  • Copy of your current nursing license
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of 2080 hours of clinical experience
  • Curriculum Vitae form
  • Interview required

MSN – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

  • Baccalaureate degree with a GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or from which credit was received
  • Copy of your current nursing license
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of 2080 hours of clinical experience
  • Curriculum vitae form
  • Interview required

Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certificate

  • Master’s degree with a GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or from which credit was received
  • Copy of your current nursing license
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of 2080 hours of clinical experience
  • Curriculum vitae form
  • Interview required

Nurse Midwifery Post-Master’s Certificate

  • Master’s degree with a GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or from which credit was received
  • Copy of your current nursing license
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of 2080 hours of clinical experience
  • Curriculum vitae form
  • Interview required

Nursing Education Post-Master’s Certificate

  • Master’s degree with a GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or from which credit was received
  • Copy of your current nursing license
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of 2080 hours of clinical experience
  • Curriculum vitae form
  • Interview required

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certificate

  • Master’s degree with a GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or from which credit was received
  • Copy of your current nursing license
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of 2080 hours of clinical experience
  • Curriculum vitae form
  • Interview required 

Doctor of Nursing Practice

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with a GPA of 3.0.
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or from which credit was received
  • Copy of your current nursing license
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of 2080 hours of clinical experience  
  • Writing sample
  • Curriculum vitae form
  • Interview required

All documents must be sent to the following address:

Shenandoah University
Office of Graduate Admissions

1460 University Drive
Winchester, VA 22601