RN to BSN Deadlines and Requirements

Candidates applying to the RN to BSN program must submit the following materials:

Please note: Graduates from an accredited Associate Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma Program may waive the Two Recommendation Forms, Admissions Essay and Current Resume requirements.

  1. Completed Admission Application
    Candidates are encouraged to complete the application online.
  2. Official Transcripts
    Candidates must submit the official transcripts from all regionally accredited academic institutions attended and, if applicable, an official copy of standardized test scores and/or military credit (DD-214). American Council on Education approved materials (or equivalent, which will be verified by the appropriate agency) will be reviewed for transfer credit as appropriate.
  3. Two Recommendation Forms
    Download Recommendation Form PDF
    Recommendations should be requested from professional supervisors or educators, with one from a current supervisor or educator. Recommenders should provide specific information about the candidate’s abilities and potential to succeed in the program. A letter of recommendation on institutional letterhead is not required, but may be attached to the form.
  4. Admissions Essay
    Candidates must submit a 500-word (minimum) essay including the reason for pursuing a degree at Emmanuel. The candidate must also address his/her preparation, motivation and goals in seeking this program based on academic, personal and professional experiences. The candidate’s name should appear on all pages of the essay.
  5. Current Résumé
    Candidates must submit a one-page (minimum) résumé summarizing all professional work experience and previous education.
  6. Nursing License
    Candidates must provide proof of current Massachusetts RN License from www.mass.gov/dph/boards/rn or eligibility to apply for reciprocity based on other U.S. State licensure.
  7. Interview
    An interview with an Emmanuel enrollment counselor or faculty member is required. Participation in an information session or a phone interview is acceptable in lieu of the interview. Schedule an interview appointment today.
  8. International student applicants only:
    Download Requirements Form PDF

    Emmanuel requires supplemental materials for all international students including U.S. students living abroad.

    Application materials should be sent to:

  • Emmanuel College
  • Office of Admissions for Graduate + Professional Programs
  • 400 The Fenway
  • Boston, MA 02115
  • 617-507-0434 (fax)

 

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