Admitting International Graduate Nursing Students: What Faculty Need to Know
The number of international applicants to US nursing graduate programs is increasing. Modifying standard admission criteria, such as RN licensure, graduate record examination, validation of BSN degree, criminal background check, letters of recommendation, and personal statements, is necessary because of unique complexities. Addressing admission requirements unique to international students, such as English proficiency, visas, and proof of financial resources, is critical. Managing complexities of admitting international students is necessary to facilitate their success.
Genovese, Kim S.; Schmidt, Nola; and Brown, Janet, "Admitting International Graduate Nursing Students: What Faculty Need to Know" (2015). Nursing and Health Professions Faculty Publications. 42.