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Admission Process



Admission Requirements

Qualified applicants must have:

  • Bachelors of Science/Arts in Nursing (or ADN or AAN in Nursing AND Bachelors in other discipline)
  • A current, unencumbered nursing license
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Students must have completed a statistics course prior to enrolling in NUR 520: Research Methods in Nursing.

Application Process

On-line Application

Complete the online application  (see above) for the term in which you would like to begin the program.  As part of our commitment to equitable access to education, we do not require an application fee.


Submit a 2-page double space, typed statement describing professional and educational goals.   The essay can be uploaded with the application or emailed as an attachment to Please note you can submit the application prior to completing your essay.


A current resume of your work experience.


Official transcript(s) from your Bachelor’s degree-granting institution and the most recently attended institution, if not the same.  For those with an Associates of nursing, a transcript from this institution is also required…

  • Augsburg University uses Scrip-Safe, Docufide/Parchment as official transfer services.  Please send documents to
  • By mail:
    Graduate Admissions Office, CB 65
    Augsburg University
    2211 Riverside Ave.
    Minneapolis, MN 55454

RN License

Upload valid RN license to the application.


Two letters of recommendation are preferred, but not required.  Letters should be submitted from individuals that can give an assessment of your professional and/or academic abilities. When applying online, you will be asked to provide the names and email addresses of your recommenders. Our online application system will then send an email to each recommender with instructions on how to submit a recommendation. Recommenders upload a letter in support of the applicant. Recommenders do have the option to email the letter of recommendation directly to