Admission to Graduate Nursing Program


  • Regular admission to the School of Graduate Studies at Grambling State University
  • Application for admission to the graduate program in nursing
  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing for a nationally accredited School of Nursing
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Official transcripts of all colleges and universities attended received by School of graduate Studies and School of Nursing
  • Official record of GRE scores; minimum score of 1,000 combined on Verbal and Quantitative sections with a minimum of 450 on individual sections: must have been taken within five (5) years of admission date to graduate program
  • Completion of health assessment course taught in an accredited nursing program with a grade of “C”; or higher
  • Completion of statistics course with a grade of “C” or higher
  • Minimum work experience as an RN of two (2) years
  • Letters of recommendation from three professional/academic references received by School of Nursing
  • Graduate level writing course, i.e., HUM 507, NUR500, or ENG505, or acceptable substitute approved by School of Graduate Studies
  • Interview with MSN faculty