Graduate Nursing Admissions

Fast-track your medical career and help advance our region’s top-notch healthcare industry with a graduate degree from our School of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Manhattanville’s MS programs are graduate-level training for those wishing to expand their career growth opportunities or earning potential and those seeking a career shift to a family nurse practitioner or nurse leader role.

Graduates of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences’ master's programs become eligible to pursue board certification by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANPCB) or American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or pursue New York State Licensure as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP).

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Academic Programs

The Manhattanville School of Nursing and Health Sciences offers three online programs for graduate students. Consider applying today.
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Students may apply to Manhattanville by completing the Manhattanville Graduate Application.

Students wishing to take summer classes prior to their first semester, may do so as a non-degree student.

Admission requirements for the online Family Nurse Practitioner master’s program include:

  • BS or BSN degree in Nursing from an accredited institution
  • Registered Nurse license
  • Evidence of completion of a statistics course with a grade of B+ or higher
  • No GRE, Miller Analogy, or other standardized test required for admission
  • Demonstrated experience in direct patient care must be gained prior to practicum

Along with your completed application, please submit the following:

  • Official transcripts from previously-attended educational institutions
  • Personal statement
  • Professional resume
  • $75 Non-Refundable Application Fee

Students may apply to Manhattanville by completing the Manhattanville Graduate Application

Students wishing to take summer classes prior to their first semester, may do so as a non-degree student.


For admission into Manhattanville’s online Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Leader degree program, students must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree
  • Hold a current unencumbered nursing license
  • 3.0 GPA

Along with your completed application, please submit/consider the following:

  • Provide official transcripts from all previously attended institutions
  • Completed an undergraduate or graduate statistics course with a B or higher
  • Provide evidence of professional nursing experience in direct patient care before practicum 
  • Submitted graduate application
  • Official transcripts from all educational institutions attended
  • Professional resume
  • Personal statement

In addition to the domestic graduate applicant requirements, the following is required for international transfer applicants:

  • Proof of English Proficiency by providing one of the following


Learn More About International Graduate Student Admissions

Spring 2024 applications are now open for the MS Family Nurse Practitioner and MS Nurse Leader programs. Advanced Certificate in FNP will be available for Summer 2024.

Application Deadlines for Spring 2024:

  • October 27th, 2023: Priority Application Deadline
  • November 6th, 2023: First Decision Release 
  • December 1st, 2023: Final Application Deadline
  • December 11th, 2023: Final Decision Release 




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Our financial aid team is here to assist with any questions you have about financing your education.

Additional Resources

Academic Support Services

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) provides free Peer Tutoring sessions for undergraduate students. Through the ARC, students receive individual and group support in a variety of subjects at all levels of the curriculum.

The Center for Student Accessibility partners with students to empower them to take ownership of their college journey. The Center also strives to increase positive dialogue surrounding disabilities, promoting the "people first" approach and communicating the message that disability is an integral part of diversity.

The Andrew Bodenrader Center for Academic Writing and Composition has a mission is to provide Manhattanville students with support at any stage of the writing process. We strive to build the confidence of student writers through encouraging, collaborative one-to-one sessions with peer tutors, graduate Writing Center Fellows, and Academic Writing faculty. 

The Center for Career Development is committed to individualized career exploration counseling, self-assessment, skill development, and utilizing internship and job search strategies that empower students to take ownership in their personal and professional success.

Additional Student Information

The OneStop Office is here to assist with questions about financial aid and scholarships, tuition and billing, and class registration.

Military and Veteran Students with VA Education benefits can apply for the post 9/11 GI Bill and related awards at Manhattanville University.

International Students are welcome at Manhattanville! Our community currently welcomes students from more than 30 countries!

Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health courses are geared toward students interested in applying to graduate or professional preparation in the Health Sciences, particularly in the fields of Medicine (MD, DO, DVM), Dentistry, Physical Therapy, and Optometry. 

Online Students can access our programs from anywhere at any time, providing working professionals with a convenient pathway to continuing education.