MSN Application Criteria

Ready to Apply?   Accepting Applications between April 1st - October 1st

To accurately complete the application and facilitate smooth and timely processing, please make sure all of the following requested information is submitted:

Admission Packet Forms and Checklist

Application material to be submitted in one packet; mailed or dropped off in person to:

Caitlin Vlaeminck

by mail:

Indiana University South Bend
College of Health Sciences, School of Nursing
Attn: Caitlin Vlaeminck
1700 Mishawaka Avenue, PO Box 7111
South Bend IN 46634-7111

Checklist for Packet - (All items below must be submitted in your packet)

  • Essential Ability Form
  • RN Affidavit Form
  • Drug Testing Permission Form
  • Copy of current, active, unencumbered Indiana RN licensure
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary coursework
  • Criminal background completed per instructions on Indiana University South Bend website (you should have completed the appropriate steps so we can receive a copy of the criminal background check)
  • ESL students: TOEFL score as required by the Indiana University South Bend Office of Graduate Admissions.
  • International Students: appropriate identification and immigration status documents submitted with application
  • The application fees must be paid at the time of application submission
  • Essay attached to application
  • Qualified Applicants may be invitied for an interview
  • Official transcripts (including any Indiana University transcripts)
  • Paper copy of your graduate application
  • Thee professional references with one from a current manager
  • GRE not required: may take GRE to demonstrate readiness for graduate education
  • Current Resume
  • Proof of medical insurance

Required Forms

Click on each Form link and print: