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Graduate Admissions

MBA Admission Requirements

Students applying for the online MBA program must meet the following requirements:

  1. A bachelor’s degree earned from a regionally accredited college or university.
  2. A minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale on all prior academic work.
    • Students with less than a 3.0 GPA may be considered and accepted on a conditional basis provided they are able to demonstrate a significant rationale as to why they feel they will succeed in the King University MBA program.
  3. Undergraduate coursework completed in the following disciplines: statistics, marketing, finance, economics, financial accounting and computer applications (recommended).
    • Students who do not meet the above course requirements will be enrolled in the following Business Principles Seminars in the appropriate semester of the program: BUSA 4890: Statistics, BUSA 4891: Economics, BUSA 4892: Accounting, BUSA 4893: Finance, BUSA 4894: Marketing. These business principles seminars must be completed as a necessary part of the MBA curriculum and must be completed prior to the start of the corresponding course in the MBA program.
  4. Completed application, transcript form, and all previous transcripts

Note: GMAT is not required for admission into the online MBA program.

MBA Admission Process

Students applying for admission to the online MBA program must submit the following materials:

  1. A completed online application.
  2. The official transcript request form and email a scanned copy to transcripts2@learninghouse.com or fax to 800.473.2512.
  3. Two letters of recommendation (preferably one from an employer and one from a previous college professor). When applying online, students may submit the recommenders’ names and email addresses to automate the process.
  4. A three to four page personal statement discussing your academic and career history and goals.
  5. A current resume.

MSN Admission Requirements

Students applying for the MSN program must meet the following requirements:

  1. A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited nursing program.
  2. A minimum of a 3.0 GPA or better on a 4.0 scale on all prior academic work.
    • Students with less than a 3.0 GPA may be considered and accepted on a conditional basis.
  3. Undergraduate course work completed with a “C” grade or better in the following disciplines
    • Statistics
    • Nursing research
    • Health assessment (not required for nursing administration)
    • Pathophysiology (highly recommended but not required)
  4. Current unrestricted licensure to practice as a registered nurse in Tennessee (compact/multi-state accepted).
  5. Current CPR or BLS certification.
  6. Completed application, transcript form, and all previous transcripts

All prospective students meeting the criteria will be reviewed for admission into King University’s online MSN program. Admission will be granted on a competitive basis by the School of Nursing Admission Committee. Applicants who wish to apply for the Nurse Educator track will also be required to interview with the nursing committee prior to acceptance.

MSN Admission Process

Students applying for admission to the online MSN program must submit the following materials:

  1. A completed application for enrollment.
  2. The official transcript request form and email a scanned copy to transcripts2@learninghouse.com or fax to 800.473.2512.
  3. Two letters of recommendation (preferably one from an employer and one from a previous nursing faculty member). When applying online, students may submit the recommenders’ names and email addresses to automate the process.
  4. A writing sample addressing the following question within two to three pages: What is the role of graduate education in preparing nurses to meet the health needs of our society? The paper should be typed using APA style and should cite two peer-reviewed journals.
  5. Verification of current unencumbered registered nurse license from the Tennessee Board of Nursing.
    • Clinical placements will be arranged accordingly if your licensure is from another state.
  6. A copy of current CPR certification.
  7. Copies of all certificates in an area of clinical specialization.
  8. A current Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Transfer credit: Up to six graduate credits of “B” work or above from regionally accredited colleges or universities may be accepted in transfer toward meeting the program’s elective requirements.