Applications for admission to the Adult Health: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner specialty are evaluated based on the following:
- Possession of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from an accredited program, with an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- Satisfactory score on the GRE (Graduate Record Exam) for applicants with less than a 3.25 undergraduate GPA.
- Two completed recommendation forms from people who directly supervise your work in a nursing role or from health professionals who can assess your potential to provide primary health care and/or your potential for graduate studies.
- Current résumé.
- Statement of goals for graduate education in specialty.
- Employment history: Significant work experience provides a basis for course assignments. It is recommended that students have meaningful professional nursing experience prior to and concurrent with enrollment in the program.
- Current Michigan RN License.
- Admission interview with the Chair of Nursing Graduate Program. Prerequisite course work will be determined at this time.
- Criminal background clearance prior to clinical practicum courses.