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Curriculum Action Notice


Academic Affairs Committee


February 28, 2007

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curricular actions. Please forward any comments or concerns in the next 10 days to the AAC chair, Teri Doerksen, G04C Belknap Hall, ext. 4588.

Curricular Action Notice: Nursing

New admission policy for MSN students

Mansfield University
Robert Packer Department of Health Sciences and Physical Activities
Masters of Sciences in Nursing (MSN)

Admission prerequisites for ALL students admitted to MSN program
o RN licensure
o Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree or other bachelors degree.
o Completion of the following courses at the baccalaureate or higher level
o Research
o Community Health Nursing
o Pathophysiology/Pharmacology (minimum of 3 credits)
o Health (or Physical) Assessment

o 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA on 4.0 scale
o Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work completed at any institution.
o Official transcripts from basic nursing program.
o One professional letter of recommendation indicating student’s ability to do graduate level work.
o Application fee of $25


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