MSN: Application Procedure

MSN Nursing

Prospective nursing students should contact the Program Chair by phone 918-444-5221 or email fentonh@nsuok.edu for unofficial transcript review and advising.

The University application includes a $25 fee.

At the time of application, students will select MSN as their major and then select a program concentration of either Nursing Education, Administration Leadership in Nursing or Nursing Infomatics.

Deadline Dates:

  1. Application five business days prior to the first day of class.
  2. Course Enrollment/Registration three business days prior to the first day of class.
  3. CastleBranch documentation must be turned in by the end of the first class taken.

A complete file is composed of the following:

  1. Complete the Nursing Admission Application
  2. Submit official transcripts from each school attended to NSU Graduate College, 601 N Grand Avenue, Tahlequah, OK 74464-2300

Required Credentials:

Students are required to upload their credentials into the CastleBranch website, which is a third party vendor. Items to submit include the following:

  • RN License
  • Immunization Record which includes PPD, 2 MMR, Varicella, Hepatitis B, TDaP, and annual Influenza
    • Both sides of current signed American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR card or eCard
    • Professional liability insurance policy face sheet
    • National Background Check and Drug Test

Supplemental Information Needed for Credential Documentation

  1. Health Policy Information (PDF) Further details regarding immunization requirements
  2. Hepatitis B Declination (PDF) Only required if declining the Hepatitis B series
  3. Varicella Statement (PDF) For documenting varicella immunity by history
  4. Professional Liability Insurance Companies (PDF) Further details regarding professional liability insurance company options
  5. Certificate Holder Endorsement Form (PDF) Fax this form directly to the selected professional liability insurance company
  6. Drug Test Information (PDF) Additional Information regarding drug testing

Instructions for Using CastleBranch:

  1. Go to CastleBranch
  2. Follow screen prompts and utilize supplemental forms above as needed for meeting CastleBranch requirements