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.
- Completed Admission Application
Candidates are encouraged to complete the application online.
- 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.
- Two Recommendation Forms
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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.
- 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.
- Current Résumé
Candidates must submit a one-page (minimum) résumé summarizing all professional work experience and previous education.
- 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. To help facilitate furthering your education, as a result of a possible delay in taking your NCLEX-RN exam, we will conditionally accept students in the RN-BSN program without the RN License.
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.
- International student applicants only:
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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)