FNP Admissions Requirements

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Application to the Family Nurse Practitioner Track is a two phase process involving the Graduate Studies Office and the Graduate Nursing Department. To start the application process, complete the on-line student application. Once you have submitted the on-line application, you will be contacted soon with further instructions on when and where to submit the additional information listed below.

LCU MSN / FNP Program Admission Criteria

  • Bachelor degree from a regionally accredited university (BSN preferred)
  • Completed LCU student application
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 (cumulative or last 60 hours)
  • 2 years full-time RN work experience
  • Current BLS certification
  • Current ACLS certification
  • Faculty Interview (All applicants may not necessarily be granted an interview)
  • Submission of personal essay specifying your interest in becoming a family nurse practitioner, your long-term career goals, and why you chose this graduate program. Essay should be double spaced and not exceed 2 pages in length.
  • 3 letters of recommendation (1 letter must be from FNP or physician)
  • Professional Resume / CV
  • Verification of current Texas licensure as RN
  • Completion of criminal background check
  • $35 (non-refundable) application fee
Last Updated: Aug 01, 2013