Application Information & Deadlines
Below is a list of the application materials you will need to complete to be considered for admission.
- Application: Complete the graduate application for admission.
- Application Fee: The application fee of $35 is nonrefundable. Mail a check or money order to the Admissions office payable to Clarkson College.
- Essay: Submit a scholarly essay summarizing your motivation for entering our Master's program.
- Transcripts: Request official graduate level academic transcripts from each institution where courses were taken. Transcripts must be sent directly from each institution to Clarkson College.
- TOEFL Score: Request offical TOEFL score (if applicable).
- Professional References: Request three professional or faculty recommendations using the Graduate Professional Reference forms.
- Resume: Submit your resume or curriculum vitae.
- Sample: Submit a sample of a format, Master's degree level scholarly paper (thesis, project or paper).
- APRN License: Submit a copy of your unencumbered APRN license (DNP applicants only).
- Clinical Hour Verification: Submit a copy of your clinical hour verification form (DNP applicants only).
- Deadlines: For a listing of Clarkson College deadlines, visit the application deadlines page.
Additional application materials are required for the following programs:
- Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP): Master of Science degree in Nursing from a professionally accredited institution. A 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale in graduate coursework. A valid state unencumbered APRN license. License must be effective in the state where practicing or where an immersion experience will occur. A current certification in area of practice. One year of professional APRN work experience. Three credit hours in graduate statistics and three credit hours in graduate research.
- Doctor in Health Care Education and Leadership (Ed.D.): Master's degree from a professionally accredited institution. A 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale in graduate coursework. Three credit hours in graduate statistics and three credit hours in graduate research. One year minimum work experience, preferably in the health care field.
Patricia Coyle-Rogers PhD, MSN, RN-BC
Associate Professor | Director, Master of Science in Nursing & Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs