Graduate School Applications
Thank you for your interest in the Graduate Program at Wagner College. Please call the Admissions Office at 718-390-3411 with any questions or for assistance.
Please note, the Family Nurse Practitioner deadline is February 1st for Fall 2017.
The application for Fall 2018 will become available in September 2017.
Nursing Master's applicants, who would like to apply for the Nurse Educator track may contact the Admissions Office for instructions.
- Apply to MBA, MS, MSEd Program
- Apply to DNP
- Apply for Fifth Year
- Apply for Non-Degree Graduate Coursework
- Readmission to Wagner
- Official Transcripts sent directly from the Registrar from all schools attended.
- Current Wagner College undergraduates must submit their transcripts to the Admissions Office.
- International applicants must submit an official copy of secondary school transcripts in original language of issue, accompanied by a certified English translation and evaluation. World Education Services is the recommended transcript evaluation service.
- Personal Statement (can be submitted online with your application).
- Two letters of recommendation, preferably from former or present employers or professors
- Test scores (where applicable)
- Applicants to the Education Master's programs will be required to take the GRE.
- Proof of English language proficiency is required for international students. Students may demonstrate proficiency by submitting one of the following:
- Minimum TOEFL iBT score of 79 or 550 for the paper-based test;
- IELTS band score of 6.5 or higher
Process for Doctor of Nursing PracticeApplication deadline July 31
- Graduate Admissions will screen applications and submit the completed admission packet for all qualified applicants to the DNP Admissions Committee.
- Qualified applicants will be interviewed by the DNP Admissions Committee. During the interview with the DNP Admissions Committee, applicants will be required to provide a writing sample (250 word minimum)
- Graduate Admissions will notify all applicants of their status after the selection process has been completed.
Admission CriteriaCandidates for the DNP must:
- A master’s in nursing with a family nurse practitioner focus from a program accredited by a national organization.
- A 3.4 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale for masters course work
- Current unencumbered Registered Professional Nurse License in New York State and a New York State certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner
- National Board Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner by American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or the American Nurses Credentialing Commission
- Documentation demonstrating current clinical practice
- Current résumé
- Two letters of recommendation from individuals able to comment on the academic ability, clinical expertise and professionalism of the applicant
- Professional writing sample written on site