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BSN to PhD Admissions Criteria

All PhD program admission requirements outlined previously are necessary with the exception of a master's degree with major in Nursing. A bachelor's degree in Nursing from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education is required. Transcripts must be sent to the University's Graduate College as described in the PhD program's admission section.

The following are also required for admission to the BSN to PhD program:

  1. GPA of 3.5 for the BSN degree.
  2. One reference letter from the baccalaureate program is required in addition to the others described in the PhD program's admission section.
  3. Scholarly product from coursework completed at the BSN level.
  4. All other PhD admission requirements must be met.

Please follow the application procedure for the PhD program.

Application Deadline for Fall admission:

  • March 15th

Application Deadline for Spring admission:

  • October 1st

"All materials submitted in support of your application become the property of Florida Atlantic University. We cannot return materials or copies to applicants. Thank you for considering Florida Atlantic University for your graduate school needs."

  • Director, Doctoral Programs:
    Howard K. Butcher, PhD, RN
    777 Glades Rd.
    Boca Raton, FL 33431
    Fax: 561-297-1074
  • PhD Advisor:
    Gerardo Guzman
    Phone: 561-297-0006
    Fax: 561-297-1074
    Office Hours: M-F / 8:30am-5:00pm
    Office is located in NU 215