Admission Requirements

The Master of Nursing Science-Nurse Educator program is designed for baccalaureate-prepared, licensed, registered nurses seeking to become qualified nurse educators in healthcare facilities and academic nursing programs.


  • Application to the Graduate School then to the M.S.N. program. The degree's form requires the creation of the Grad School account first so its password can be used.
  • Completion of a baccalaureate degree in nursing from a nationally accredited program.
  • A 3.0 cumulative grade-point average on the last 60 credits hours of attempted coursework in previous nursing courses. GPA below 3.0 will require approval from the M.S.N. coordinator.
  • Current unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse.
  • Completion of a basic health assessment course (an academic or continuing education class).
  • Completion of a basic-level statistics course with a grade of C or above.
  • Official copy of transcript(s) — which must show evidence of completion of the basic health assessment and basic level statistics courses, indicted above.
  • Basic computer and library skills including use of electronic databases.
  • Completion of candidate interview.
  • One letter of recommendation.
  • A requirement for GRE results has been waived until further notice.

Qualified applicants will be admitted on a space-available basis.

For questions regarding admission to the University of Arkansas Graduate School, call 479-575-6246 or visit the Graduate School website.

For questions regarding admission to the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing, call 479-575-3904.

Eleanor Mann School of Nursing
Epley Center for Health Professions
606 Razorback Road
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Fax: 479-575-3218