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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
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Nursing Graduate Programs

Our web-enhanced programs are dynamic, flexible, innovative and readily accessible to students preparing for the advanced nursing practice roles of Family Nurse Practitioner or Nurse Educator. The Doctor of Nursing Practice or Master of Science in Nursing is offered for Family Nurse Practitioner students, while the Master of Science is offered for Nurse Educator students.

Admission Requirements

  • Attendance at the mandatory on-site admission informational session
  • Acceptance into the Minnesota State University, Mankato College of Graduate Studies and Research
  • BSN/BS/BA degree from a CCNE or NLNAC accredited school
  • Minimum career grade point average (GPA) of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale from a CCNE or NLNAC accredited program in nursing
    • If GPA<3.00, the student's Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores must be submitted along with the application
  • Current RN licensure with eligibility for licensure in Minnesota
    • Current certification if applying for post-Master's DNP program
  • 2 full years of post-BSN nursing experience