SBUBolivar, Missouri Est. 1878

SBU College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Application Requirements

SBU university graduate application with $30 application fee. (Fee waived if previous SBU student)

  1. Submission of Application to the MSN program in nursing and all documents listed on the application. $25 MSN application fee (non-refundable)
  2. Satisfactory completion of 3 hours of upper division under graduate course in health assessment.
  3. Satisfactory completion of graduate level statistics Waived for Fall 2011.
  4. GPA of 3.0 or better in nursing course work.
  5. BSN from an accredited college or university.
  6. Licensure as registered nurse in the State of Missouri or eligible for licensure in the State of Missouri.
  7. Two letters of recommendation from faculty and employer or others who can address the applicant’s potential to succeed in graduate study.
  8. Submission of an essay (no longer than 2 pages) outlining how a MSN will facilitate the accomplishment of the applicant’s professional goals and career path.
  9. There may be clinical requirement such as background check, drug screening or immunization records after admission.