Admissions

Graduate Admissions

We make the graduate application process simple.

To get started, review our application deadlines. Next, follow our application procedure below. Depending on the program you are applying to, you may have a few additional application requirements to complete.


Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Post-graduate Certificates

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How to Apply

MSN Family Nurse Practitioner

Application Procedure Checklist

Download a printable copy of this checklist.

  1. Complete the FREE online Graduate Application and submit

  2. Two Graduate Reference/Release Forms

    Complete and distribute reference/release forms to your chosen references as follows:

    • APPLICANT should complete and sign page one of each reference/release form and distribute them to their chosen references.
    • REFERENCE should complete the remainder of the reference/release form and submit it directly to the Admissions Office by email attachment, fax, or US Postal mail.

  3. Official Transcripts

    Order all official post-high school (e.g. college/ university) transcripts. To be considered official, transcripts must be sent directly from the college/university to:

    Bellin College Graduate Admissions
    3201 Eaton Rd.
    Green Bay, WI 54311

  4. Goal Statement

    (See Goal Statement guidelines in the dropdown below)

  5. Resume or Curriculum Vita

    (See Resume/ Curriculum Vita guidelines in the dropdown under Requirements For Admission)

  6. Portfolio – Nurse Practitioner Post-graduate Certificate applicants only (see Portfolio Guidelines in the dropdown under Requirements For Admission)
  7. Wisconsin Nursing License

  8. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), if applicable.

Note: Health Assessment & Statistics Courses
Applicants must have successfully completed a baccalaureate-level 3-credit Health Assessment course and Statistics course within the last five years. Course must be completed prior to entering the program.

A student’s application must be complete in order to meet any deadline. An application is not considered complete until the Admissions Office has received all required items.

View Application Deadlines

MSN Nurse Educator

Application Procedure Checklist
  1. Complete the FREE online Graduate Application and submit

  2. Two Graduate Reference/Release Forms

    Complete and distribute reference/release forms to your chosen references as follows:

    • APPLICANT should complete and sign page one of each reference/release form and distribute them to their chosen references.
    • REFERENCE should complete the remainder of the reference/release form and submit it directly to the Admissions Office by email attachment, fax, or US Postal mail.

  3. Official Transcripts

    Order all official post-high school (e.g. college/ university) transcripts. To be considered official, transcripts must be sent directly from the college/university to:

    Bellin College Graduate Admissions
    3201 Eaton Rd.
    Green Bay, WI 54311

  4. Goal Statement

    (See Goal Statement guidelines in the dropdown below)

  5. Resume or Curriculum Vita

    (See Resume/ Curriculum Vita guidelines in the dropdown under Requirements For Admission)

  6. Portfolio – Nurse Educator Post-graduate Certificate applicants only (see Portfolio Guidelines in the dropdown under Requirements For Admission)
  7. Unencumbered RN license in state of residency and/or practice.

  8. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), if applicable.

Note: Health Assessment & Statistics Courses
Applicants must have successfully completed a baccalaureate-level 3-credit Health Assessment course and Statistics course within the last five years. Course must be completed prior to entering the program.

A student’s application must be complete in order to meet any deadline. An application is not considered complete until the Admissions Office has received all required items.

View Application Deadlines

Requirements for Admission

Requirements for admission to the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family Nurse Practitioner

MSN Educational Requirements
  • Earned Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited program.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended.
  • 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the Bachelor of Science of Nursing degree; however, all applications will be reviewed on an individual basis.
  • Have successfully completed a baccalaureate-level 3-credit Health Assessment course within last 5 years.
  • Have successfully completed an undergraduate level 3-credit Statistics course in the last 5 years. The statistics course must include content on both descriptive and inferential statistics.
  • Wisconsin RN License.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 550 (using paper form) or 213 (using computer form).
 
Post-graduate Certificate Educational Requirements
  • Earned Master of Science in Nursing degree or Doctorate degree from an accredited program.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended.
  • 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the Master of Science in Nursing degree; however, all applications will be reviewed on an individual basis.
  • Wisconsin RN License.
  • Two completed professional reference forms.
  • Updated CV
  • Interview
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 550 (using paper form) or 213 (using computer form).
Application Materials

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Bellin College Graduate Admission Application (no application fee if submitted online).
  • Two Graduate Reference/Release Forms.
  • Official copies of all post-high school (e.g. college/university) transcripts. To be considered official, transcripts must be sent directly to Bellin College Graduate Admissions Department by the college/university.

Send transcripts to:
Bellin College Admissions
3201 Eaton Rd.
Green Bay, WI 54311

  • Goal Statement (see Goal Statement guidelines below).
  • Resume or curriculum vita (see Resume/Curriculum Vita guidelines below).
  • Wisconsin nursing license (will be verified via the Wisconsin Registry upon application).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), if applicable.

Prior to enrollment, the following must be submitted and/or completed:

  • Criminal Background Information Disclosure Form
  • Drug Screen
  • Health Records

Family Nurse Practitioner Post-graduate Certificate Applicants

Portfolio: Students applying to the Family Nurse Practitioner Post-graduate Certificate program must submit a portfolio of their credentials in order to facilitate planning their program of studies. The applicant portfolio should include:

  • Updated resume
  • Copies of any national nursing certifications
  • Descriptions of relevant advanced practice work experience including patient populations, roles and responsibilities and duration of experience
  • Goal statement describing reasons for pursuing FNP post-graduate certificate
References
Goal Statement

Guidelines
Please write a 2-3 page, typed document that describes your:

  • Reasons for desiring to become a Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Attributes or characteristics that would make you a successful graduate student
  • Future career goals/plans
Use professional writing with attention to content, grammar, syntax, spelling, and punctuation.
Resume/Curriculum Vita Guidelines

The resume or curriculum vita is to include, but not be limited to, the following items:

  • Educational preparation
  • Employment as a registered nurse (employer, employment dates, position/title)
  • Current licenses and certifications
  • Memberships in professional organizations (date, position held)
  • Scholarly endeavors
  • Research activities (project, funding sources, dates, your role)
  • Presentations given (title, date, organization, location)
  • Publications (title, date, journal or book title, publisher)
  • Scholarships awarded (title, date, sponsor)
  • Professional recognition (title, date, sponsor)
  • Community service activities (date, organization, activity)
Portfolio - Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Graduate Certificate Students Only

FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER POST-GRADUATE CERTIFICATE APPLICANTS

Portfolio: Students applying to the Family Nurse Practitioner Post-graduate Certificate program must submit a portfolio of their credentials in order to facilitate planning their program of studies. The applicant portfolio should include:

  • Updated resume
  • Copies of any national nursing certifications
  • Descriptions of relevant advanced practice work experience including patient populations, roles and responsibilities and duration of experience
  • Goal statement describing reasons for pursuing FNP post-graduate certificate
Personal Interview

A personal interview is required prior to acceptance into the Bellin College MSN program. When all application materials have been received, an interview will be scheduled that takes approximately 1 hour.

Requirements for admission to the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse Educator

MSN Nurse Educator Educational Requirements
  • Earned Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited program.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended.
  • 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the Bachelor of Science of Nursing degree; however, all applications will be reviewed on an individual basis.
  • Have successfully completed a baccalaureate level 3-credit Health Assessment course within last 5 years
  • Have successfully completed an undergraduate level 3-credit Statistics course in the last 5 years. The statistics course must include content on both descriptive and inferential statistics.
  • Unencumbered RN license in state of residency and/or practice.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 550 (using paper form) or 213 (using computer form).
  • Applicants who have not completed graduate nursing coursework in Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology and Advanced Physical Assessment will need to consult with the Program Director.
Nurse Educator Post-graduate Certificate Educational Requirements
  • Earned Master of Science in Nursing degree or Doctorate degree from an accredited program.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended.
  • 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the Master of Science of Nursing degree; however, all applications will be reviewed on an individual basis.
  • Unencumbered RN license in state of residency and/or practice.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 550 (using paper form) or 213 (using computer form).
  • Applicants who have not completed graduate nursing coursework in Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology and Advanced Physical Assessment will need to consult with the Program Director.
Application Materials

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Bellin College Graduate Admission Application (no application fee if submitted online).
  • Official copies of all post-high school (e.g. college/university) transcripts. To be considered official, transcripts must be sent directly to Bellin College Graduate Admissions Department by the college/university.

Send transcripts to:
Bellin College Admissions
3201 Eaton Rd.
Green Bay, WI 54311

  • Goal Statement describing reasons for pursuing MSN and NE track (see Goal Statement guidelines below).
  • Unencumbered RN license in state of residency and/or practice.
  • Copies of any national nursing certifications.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), if applicable.

Prior to enrollment, the following must be submitted and/or completed:

  • Criminal Background Information Disclosure Form
  • Drug Screen
  • Health Records

Nurse Educator Post-Graduate Certificate Applicants:

Portfolio: Students applying to the Nurse Educator Post-Graduate Certificate program must submit a portfolio of their credentials in order to facilitate planning their program of studies. The applicant portfolio should include:

  • Two completed Graduate Reference/Release Forms.
  • Updated resume/CV
  • Copies of any national nursing certifications
  • Goal Statement describing reasons for pursuing NE post-graduate certificate (see Goal Statement guidelines below).
References
Goal Statement

Guidelines
Please write a 2-3 page, typed document that describes your:

  • Reasons for desiring to become a Nurse Educator
  • Attributes or characteristics that would make you a successful graduate student
  • Future career goals/plans
Use professional writing with attention to content, grammar, syntax, spelling, and punctuation.
Resume/Curriculum Vita Guidelines

The resume or curriculum vita is to include, but not be limited to, the following items:

  • Educational preparation
  • Employment as a registered nurse (employer, employment dates, position/title)
  • Current licenses and certifications
  • Memberships in professional organizations (date, position held)
  • Scholarly endeavors
  • Research activities (project, funding sources, dates, your role)
  • Presentations given (title, date, organization, location)
  • Publications (title, date, journal or book title, publisher)
  • Scholarships awarded (title, date, sponsor)
  • Professional recognition (title, date, sponsor)
  • Community service activities (date, organization, activity)
Portfolio - Nurse Educator Post-Graduate Certificate Students Only

Nurse Educator Post-Graduate Certificate Applicants:

Portfolio: Students applying to the Nurse Educator Post-Graduate Certificate program must submit a portfolio of their credentials in order to facilitate planning their program of studies. The applicant portfolio should include:

  • Two completed Graduate Reference/Release Forms.
  • Updated resume/CV
  • Copies of any national nursing certifications
  • Goal Statement describing reasons for pursuing NE post-graduate certificate (see Goal Statement guidelines below).
Personal Interview

A personal interview is required prior to acceptance into the Bellin College MSN program. When all application materials have been received, an interview will be scheduled that takes approximately 1 hour.

 

Questions?

Please contact Bellin College Admissions at Admissions@bellincollege.edu,
(920) 433-6650, or use our online contact form.

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