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M.S. in Nursing |
Post Master's Programs
Ph.D. in Nursing | Course Descriptions | Faculty
Characteristics of Graduates |
Academic Regulations |
Clinical Nurse Specialist Tracks | Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Tracks | Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Track
Health Systems Management Track | M.S.N.-M.B.A. Joint Degree Program
Admission Requirements The applicant must:
Admission Procedures Applications for admission are obtained from the Office of Student Affairs, Masterís Program, School of Nursing. In addition to submitting the completed application, the applicant must:
Application Deadlines The completed application and the $40 application fee must be received by the following dates: March 1 for summer session admission, April 1 for fall semester admission, and December 1 for spring semester admission. Beginning in 1999, the application deadline for both summer and fall admission will be February 1. Students who do not meet these deadlines but are accepted to the masterís program will be admitted for the following session.
All correspondence concerning admission should be addressed to the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Office of Student Affairs, School of Nursing, McLeod Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903.
Matriculation Once a student has been admitted into the Master of Science in Nursing Program he or she has one calendar year in which to matriculate. A student who fails to begin classes within one year must re-apply for admission.
Special Student Status Under special circumstances, students with baccalaureate degrees in nursing may complete a maximum of two graduate nursing courses without formally seeking admission to the degree program. special student status is granted only when there are vacancies available. An application for special student status, obtained from the Office of Student Affairs, must be submitted prior to the registration period for the semester in which the student desires to enroll. Admitted students receive priority for enrollment in courses which are oversubscribed. Completion of coursework as a special student does not guarantee admission to the program.
Students wishing to take University of Virginia off-Grounds credit courses at a University of Virginia Continuing Education center may take a maximum of six credits which are accepted towards the master's degree if the courses meet program requirements. This is in lieu of taking two on-grounds courses as a special student in the School of Nursing. Decisions about the acceptability of a course are determined by the faculty advisor or course professor, depending on whether the course is a required course or an elective.
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