Carlow's graduate nursing program(s) requirements:  

  • Graduate of an accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing program
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale documented by an official transcript
  • Undergraduate statistics course with a grade of C or better
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Official transcripts from all previous undergraduate and graduate institutions
  • Copy of current registered nurse license; licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is required for clinical coursework completed in Pennsylvania
  • Submit two recommendations by sharing the link to the Graduate Recommendation Form and having your faculty/supervisor(s) submit it, digitally. One recommendation should be from a faculty member who can document your ability to complete master’s level work, and one recommendation should be from an employment supervisor who can describe your professional accomplishments
  • Reflective essay of 300 words or less describing career goals and expectations for your education
  • Meet both university and clinical agency health requirements
  • Participation in a personal interview with a member of the Graduate faculty (may be required)
  • Completed online graduate application

  • Family Nurse Practitioner MSN applicants must have one year or more of recent clinical (bedside) nursing experience.

Mail documentation to:

Graduate Admissions
Carlow University 
3333 Fifth Avenue 
Pittsburgh, PA 15213