Master's Entry to Nursing Practice, (MENP)
Designed for the college graduate who wants to become a registered nurse, the Master' Entry to Nursing Practice (MENP) program provides the advanced education for general professional nursing practice and eligibility for the RN licensure examination (NCLEX-RN). The program encourages students to analyze nursing concepts, theories and research to design, implement, and evaluate family-centered and community-based models of professional nursing. Students learn to assume a leadership role within the health team and the profession for safe, effective and affordable health care. Graduates will be able to analyze professional codes and standards as a basis for professional nursing practice and service to a multicultural society.
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Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university and previous grade point average of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)
Prerequisite courses with labs: two human anatomy/physiology courses plus one in inorganic chemistry, plus one in either organic chemistry, biochemistry, or microbiology. These must have been completed within the last 10 years (as of fall 2020 - the last 7 years) with a grade of "C" or better. Preference given to students with grades of "A" or "B." Online courses with labs accepted.
GRE scores waived if undergraduate GPA is above 3.2/4.0 scale. Students may opt to submit GRE scores to strengthen application.
The Master's Entry to Nursing Practice program is a two-year program offered via classroom courses. Students may enter during any quarter. THIS PROGRAM IS OFFERED AT THE ROSALIND FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND SCIENCE CAMPUS IN NORTH CHICAGO.