School of Nursing

Master's Program


Applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited program and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. For the MSN degree, a satisfactory score must be achieved on the Graduate Record Exam or Miller Analogies Test taken within 5 years. For the MSN/MBA degree, a satisfactory score must be achieved on the Graduate Management Aptitude Test or the Graduate Record Exam. One year of full-time experience as a registered nurse is preferred. An inferential statistics course and basic health assessment course are required prerequisites. To apply for all masters and certificate programs in Nursing, apply online at Prior to enrolling in the nursing curriculum, students must provide evidence of current unrestricted North Carolina licensure as a registered nurse or RN licensure in a state covered by the multi-state Nurse Licensure Compact. Prior to enrollment in all clinical courses, students must provide evidence of current Basic Life Support certification. All students are required to complete a criminal background check. Additionally, students enrolled in the above courses must provide evidence of all immunizations identified on Parts A and B of the UNCG Health History and Immunization Form excluding the Meningococcal vaccine. Students should provide evidence of nursing licensure and Basic Life Support to the School of Nursing Graduate Program Assistant and evidence of health history and immunizations to the UNCG Student Health Services. Copies of all records should be retained by the student. Health insurance is required for all students enrolling in six or more credits each semester. For all Master's programs of study, you will need to provide evidence of undergraduate level health assessment and a statistics course that includes inferential statistics. The suggested course at UNCG for fulfilling health assessment is NUR371. Courses at UNCG that will fulfill the inferential statistics requirement include ECO250, STA271, STA352, PSY310 & PSY311 combined, and the pre-MBA statistics workshop. Additional statistics courses statewide that fulfill the requirement include, but are not limited to, STA311 - an online course at NC State, Math316 at Gardner Webb, Math 151 or Math 152 in the North Carolina Community Colleges, and MATH2326 at WSSU.

Nurse Anesthesia and Adult/Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner applications are no longer being accepted for the master’s program. Applications are now being accepted for these concentrations by December 1st for the Doctor of Nursing Practice program beginning in fall 2015.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees Information
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  • Research Assistantships

    The School of Nursing offers several graduate assistantships funded at $6,000 per year. Students assist faculty with teaching and research for ten hours per week. Applications may be obtained from the Director of Graduate Study. The completed application should be received by April 15 in order for students to be considered for assistantships for the following academic year. Call Dr. Debra Wallace at 336-256-0571

    Contact Info

    For more information: Heidi Krowchuk

    Heidi Krowchuk PhD, RN, FAAN
    Director of Graduate Study
    Associate Dean for Academic Programs
    Office: 120 Moore Building
    Telephone: 336-334-4899