Application Process

How to Apply:
  • Go to the Graduate Studies Website
  • Click "online application" under step 1
  • Create an account
  • Complete the application
  • Please provide RN license number of current licensure as a registered nurse (RN) in the United States within the application .
Proof of the following should be submitted to the Office of Graduate Admissions:
  •  One transcript from each college or university attended

Please submit all transcripts to:

Office of Graduate Admissions
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton, GA 30118

Proof of the following should be sent the to the Office of Graduate Admissions:
  • Professional curriculum vitae or resume
  • Two letters of recommendation

Please submit the above documents to:

Office of Graduate Admissions
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton, GA 30118

Proof of the following should be submitted to Health Services:
  • Satisfactory certificate of immunization (new UWG students). Contact Health Services for more information.

Application and all admission materials must be submitted by February 1 to be considered for PRIORITY Fall admission into the MSN Program.

Application and all admission materials must be submitted by June 1 to be considered for REGULAR Rolling Fall admission into the MSN Program.

Note: Rolling (continuous) admission occurs after the priority admission decisions are complete. Consideration for available space during the rolling admission cycle is awarded on a first come, first serve basis. Consideration for admission is only given to complete files.

Upon receipt of all application materials by the deadline, and determination by the School of Nursing that all admission criteria are met, including grade point average, the School of Nursing will notify selected applicants of admission status.

The admission criteria represent minimal standards and provide no guarantee of acceptance. Admission to the Master of Science in Nursing program is competitive and granted by the Graduate Committee of the School of Nursing.  

If you have any questions, contact the Graduate Studies Associate, Embry Ice, at eice@westga.edu or 678-839-5115.