School of Nursing - LSU Health New Orleans

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LSU Health Sciences Center School of Nursing RN to Master of Nursing (MN) concentration are no longer be accepting admissions. Please click here for more information about our RN to BSN Undergraduate track.

Admission Criteria

  1. Submit a completed application.
  2. A complete official transcript from an accredited program with an Associate Degree of Diploma in Nursing indicating a minimum of 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) in nursing and supportive courses.
  3. Three letters of recommendations – one from an immediate supervisor in a recent work setting, one from a person who has had direct contact with the applicant in an academic setting and one from a professional associate of the applicant’s choosing.
  4. Complete all pre-requisites.
  5. Proof of recent professional work experience; a minimum of two years of work experience as a registered nurse in or related to the selected clinical area is required.
  6. The GRE or MAT Examinations are an admission requirement for the program. The scores should be sent to the School of Nursing.
  7. Completion of a personal interview with a designated faculty member prior to filing application.
  8. A current unencumbered license to practice professional nursing in Louisiana.
  9. Provides evidence that meets student health requirements.
  10. Proof of immunization or immune status as required by clinical practice.
  11. Adequate health insurance coverage.