Master of Science

Nursing: Hospice & Palliative Care

Applying for Admission

For consideration, applicants must submit the following:

  1. A completed online application with supplemental materials (ccsu.edu/apply):
    • Copy of Active Registered Nurses License
    • Essay describing personal and professional goals
    • Two letters of reference (one from a nursing employer, current preferred)
    • $50 application fee
  2. Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from a regionally accredited institution of higher education (GPA of 2.70 or higher)
    • Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.00 on all post-baccalaureate coursework
    • Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree (BSN preferred)
    • Grade of C+ or higher in undergraduate statistics
    • Applicants with an undergraduate GPA between 2.50 and 2.69 may be admitted on a conditional basis

Official transcripts may be sent directly to the Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office:

By Mail: 

Central Connecticut State University
Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office
1615 Stanley Street
Davidson Hall 116
New Britain, CT 06050

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