Graduate Programs Admission Requirements
Applicants will be considered for program admission on a competitive basis; meeting all admission criteria does not guarantee admission. Special consideration may be given to candidates with clinical expertise, proficiency in other languages, knowledge of other cultures, and a proven record of professional contributions. This information should be documented in the resumè portion of the application. To the extent that there are limited seats available in the program, preference may be given to residents of the state of Alaska as defined by the university’s policy on residency for tuition purposes.
- Complete the UAA Graduate School online application and submit it by the October 1st deadline. Remember to monitor the application portal to make sure
all requested transcripts are received and all requested references are uploaded. Only
completed applications submitted on or prior to the deadline will be considered. As
part of the application process, you will be asked to:
- Upload your resumè (follow the provided Resumè Instructions)
- Provide three names/emails of individuals willing to provide a professional reference
- Upload a copy of your RN license
- Faculty review and rank all applications for evidence of basic qualifications for admission to the program. The most qualified applicants will be identified and moved to Phase III of the admission process.
- Selected applicants are scheduled for a faculty interview and asked to provide a writing sample (directions will be provided at the interview).
- The final ranking of the applicants is completed based on all admissions criteria; the highest ranking are admitted to the program. Students admitted to the program will begin taking classes during the spring session.
Requirements for Admission
Dates & Deadlines
- Masters of Science and Graduate Certificates applications for admission are due October 1.
- The MS to DNP has rolling admissions. Students may apply for and be accepted to the MS to DNP program at any point during the academic year. Students may apply for and be accepted to the MS to DNP program at any point during the academic year.
Students may take up to 9 credits of core courses prior to admission (on a space-available basis and with faculty permission).