School of Nursing

Master of Science in Nursing

Graduation Requirements

Students must meet the following graduation requirements:

  1. Satisfactory completion of 37 to 40 semester hours as specified by the curriculum.

  2. Fulfillment of all clinical practice hours as specified by the curriculum.

  3. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on all college work attempted at LSU Health New Orleans with no grade lower than a B in nursing courses, and no grade lower than a C in the supporting non-nursing courses.

  4. Recommendation of the Faculty, and approval by the Admissions, Progression and Graduation Committee.

  5. Attendance at rehearsal, pre-commencement and Commencement unless specifically excused by the Dean.

  6. Verification that all materials belonging to the Health Sciences Center and cooperating agencies have been returned through the proper procedures; these materials would include such items as library books, equipment, keys, furniture or related items.

  7. Satisfactory status concerning all financial obligations to the LSU System.