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We are pleased with your interest in our graduate program. Before you continue with the electronic application for admission, we wish to ensure that you are familiar with the minimum requirements for admission to graduate degree study in Nursing. It is important to recognize that although satisfaction of these basic requirements does not guarantee graduate admission, failure to satisfy these requirements may lead to automatic denial of admission.

Supporting Documents: Additional documents are required to support the application. Supporting documents should be uploaded to the online application or mailed directly to the graduate program to which you are applying, as directed below. Click the links below for details. Supporting documents include the following, unless specific instructions are noted in the requirements sections of this page:

Application Deadlines:  Applications and all supporting documentation must be received on or before the deadlines listed below:

Fall Spring Summer
U.S. Citizen April 1 Special Cases Only Special Cases Only
International January 1 Special Cases Only Special Cases Only

 

Completing the Application:

Submit a statement of 300-350 words concerning your purpose of pursuing graduate essay which addresses the following topics:

  1. Your reasons for pursuing this graduate degree.
  2. The area of specialization (Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner or Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner) you are applying for.
  3. Your career goals and professional plans.
Contact Information Send Supporting Documents To: (In order to expedite the processing of your application, we ask that you submit all supporting documents in one large envelope.)
Web Sites of Interest
Name: Sydney Miracle 
Phone: (260) 481-6189
E-mail: miracles@ipfw.edu
LA Building, Room 303A
Office of Graduate Studies
IPFW, Kettler Hall, Room 258
2101 East Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
USA

Certificate Program Basic Requirements

  • Minimum of a diploma in nursing
  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required

International Applicant Requirements:

  • Minimum of a diploma in nursing
  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 550
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 77
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 19
    Listening: 14
    Speaking: 18
    Writing: 18
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 58 or higher will be accepted

Master's Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    May be required if GPA is below 3.0 -- no minimum score set.
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree With a Major in Nursing
    Degree must be from a school/department/college of nursing
    that is accredited by the ACEN and/or CCNE
  •  Need to be licensed as an RN in the state where they do clinicials
  • 300-level undergraduate research and statistics within the last five years.

International Applicant Requirements: 

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    May be required if GPA is below 3.0 -- no minimum score set.
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree With a Major in Nursing
    Degree must be from a school/department/college of nursing
    that is accredited by the NLN and/or CCNE
  • Indiana Registered Nurse license
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 550
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 77
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 19
    Listening: 14
    Speaking: 18
    Writing: 18
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 58 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Not required, but recommended

If you do not meet the basic requirements described above, please do not submit an electronic application until you have contacted our graduate program staff.

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