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Online MSN Education & Leadership: Admission Requirements

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DegreeA Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited program
Minimum GPAA minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
TranscriptsOfficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate college transcripts
Additional Requirements
  • A current, unrestricted RN license from the state or commonwealth you wish to complete your clinical coursework
  • Undergraduate statistics course with a grade of C or better
  • Current résumé or curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Two letters of recommendation, one from a faculty member who can document your ability to complete master-level work and one from an employment supervisor who can attest to your professionalism
  • Reflective essay of 300 words or less describing career goals and intentions
  • University and clinical agency health requirements as per policy
State Licensure Requirements
  • Applicants who are applying to programs leading to licensure in states other than Pennsylvania must be aware of the various state professional licensure requirements. Please check licensure requirements by state at CareerOneStop.
  • Carlow’s online nursing programs are available only to students who already possess an RN license. However, depending on the state or the degree, the ability to pursue one of these degrees will reside with the home state’s Board of Nursing. See the National Council of State Boards of Nursing

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Transfer Credit

Carlow’s MSN in Education and Leadership program accepts transfer credits. Find out more about transferring credits by requesting information.

When to Apply

We offer three start dates a year, so it’s always a good time to submit your application. If you’re ready to take the next step on your journey with Carlow, apply today.