School of Nursing

PhD in Nursing Admission Requirements

Print this PageHome > School of Nursing > PhD Admission Requirements

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

MSN to PhD
• a minimum graduate GPA of 3.5
• official transcript(s) of ALL college-level study
• a minimum GRE of 300 or equivalent for the verbal and quantitative combined, 
  within the last 5 years
• three letters of recommendation that address your potential for a career in 
  nursing research
• satisfactory completion of an epidemiology course and a basic statistics course
• essay describing your goals and reason for pursuing a PhD in nursing and
  your research area of interest
• TOEFL scores (for international applicants)

BSN to PhD
• a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.25
• official transcript(s) of ALL college-level study
• a minimum GRE of 300 or equivalent for the verbal and quantitative combined,
  within the last 5 years
• three letters of recommendation that address your potential for a career in
  nursing research
• satisfactory completion of a basic statistics course
• essay describing your goals and reason for pursuing a PhD in nursing and
  your research area of interest
• TOEFL scores (for international applicants

< Back to PhD Nursing



Contact Info

Tom Olson, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, Interim Dean
102 Robinson Hall
Tel: 617.373.3649
Fax: 617-373-8675