Nursing Stethoscope

Carlow's graduate nursing program(s) requirements:  

  • Graduate of an accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing program
  • Copy of current unrestricted registered nurse license
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale documented by an official transcript
  • Undergraduate statistics course with a grade of C or better
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Official transcripts from all previous undergraduate and graduate institutions
  • Two digital recommendations available at the link titled Graduate Recommendation Form. One recommendation should be from a faculty member who can document your ability to complete master’s level work, and one recommendation should be from an employment supervisor who can attest to your professionalism
  • Reflective essay of 300 words or less describing career goals and intentions for your education
  • University and clinical agency health requirements as per policy
  • Participation in a personal interview with a member of the Graduate faculty (may be required)
  • Completed online graduate application

  • Nurse Practitioner applicants must have one year or more of recent clinical (bedside) nursing experience.
  • Licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is required for clinical coursework completed in Pennsylvania. If applicant maintains residency in another state, MSN Education and Leadership students must make arrangements for internship capstone plans in collaboration with the MSN Education and Leadership program director. 

Forward all materials to:

OR send documents via standard mail to:
Graduate Admissions
Carlow University
3333 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213