Admissions Requirements

The MSN program accepts applications throughout the year, allowing individuals to begin their studies in any one of our fall, spring, or summer semesters. Decisions are rendered within two weeks of receipt of the completed admissions materials.

The following items will be required for admissions to the AIC MSN program:

  • Completed application
  • Payment of a non-refundable $50 application fee
  • Minimum 3.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale preferred
  • Baccalaureate degree from a nationally accredited school of nursing or RN degree with a baccalaureate degree in another discipline from a regionally accredited institution
  • Sealed, official transcripts of all previous academic work from a regionally-accredited institution. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for admission. Transcripts from non-US countries must be evaluated through a recognized evaluation service. We accept all evaluations from all active members associated with the NACES organization (
  • Copy of current RN licensure
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Sample of scholarly writing (300 words or one page on a topic of your choice. The essay will be evaluated for conceptual development, grammatical expression, and advancement of nursing practice.)
  • A one-page, typed personal statement highlighting why you wish to pursue this degree and how you will benefit, both personally and professionally
  • TOEFL scores for non-native speakers of English
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