To be admitted into the Mount's MAGELIN program, students must have:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0/4.0 or higher in the bachelor's degree - or an acceptable score on the GRE
  • Completed the Prerequisite Courses Form which shows coursework with a "C" or higher in the following courses prior to the first MN course:
    • College Level Chemistry with Lab (inorganic/organic/or biochemistry)
    • Anatomy and Physiology with Lab
    • Microbiology with Lab
    • Introduction to Statistics
    • Introduction to Sociology
    • Introduction to Psychology
    • Developmental Psychology
    • Nutrition
  • complete a graduate application
  • submit a one-page typewritten statement of their goals
  • complete an interview with the chairperson or program director for nursing.

Requirements for International Students

  • Undergraduate transcripts from countries outside the United States will need to be evaluated by World Education Service. (
  • TOEFL requirements: 220 computer based — 83 on i-TOEFL. Requirements can be waived only if the graduate department requires another standardized test, e.g. GRE. (
  • Permanent residents must provide a copy of Alien Registration Card (green card) or a copy of visa documentation.
  • Declaration of Finances (for F-1 Visa), either I-134 or certified bank statement on letterhead with dollar amount equal to one year’s tuition, housing, etc