Master of Science in Nursing Application Information

Application Materials Required

Application Link

Admission to a graduate program is granted to students showing high promise of success. The application materials required below, along with other reasonable indications of promise, will be used in combination to arrive at a final judgment.

Application materials required to complete your online application:

  1. Transcripts. Official transcripts from any university attended for BSN and any MSN course work are needed for consideration of admission and/or transfer credit. Ferris graduates need not submit transcripts for coursework completed at Ferris.
  2. Resume.  A current, professional resume or curriculum vitae.
  3. Recommendations. Three professional recommendations attesting to your ability to succeed in graduate studies.  One recommendation MUST be from someone who is MSN prepared or who has a Master’s degree or beyond in a health related field. Recommendations will only be accepted using the FORM identified in the online application process.
  4. Writing Sample. Using APA format, share a two-page, typed goal statement stating your professional goals and how the MSN program can assist you in meeting your goals. RN to MSN candidates will need to submit their RN to MSN Service Learning synthesis paper.

Note: Original documents become property of Ferris State University and cannot be returned. Once application materials are received, your application will be referred to the School of Nursing for an admission decision.