Beginning in Fall 2024, Shenandoah University’s Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing will offer assured admission for alumni who wish to continue their education in graduate nursing programs at SU.
With this new benefit, alumni of Shenandoah’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs will be guaranteed admission to pursue a MSN, post-master’s specialty certificates, and/or a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree.
“We are pleased to offer and welcome our SU nursing alumni assured admission into our graduate nursing programs,” said Lisa Levinson, Ph.D., dean of the Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing. “Our alumni are well-positioned to further their ability to contribute to the workforce as advanced practice nurses, and we’re excited to create more opportunities for our students to achieve their goals within the profession.”
To take advantage of assured admission, alumni must meet minimum admission requirements for the MSN, post-master’s certificate, and DNP programs and will be required to submit an application by the application deadline. School of Nursing alumni are strongly encouraged to apply by the priority deadline of Feb. 15 to secure placement within their desired cohort.
Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing alumni will be assured entry into the following graduate programs:
- Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) MSN
- Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) MSN
- Nurse-Midwifery (NM) MSN
- All Post-Master’s Certificates – FNP, PMHNP, NM
- Post-Master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Alumni may qualify for a tuition discount for Shenandoah’s graduate nursing programs.
Our alumni are prepared and well-equipped to handle the academic rigor of our graduate programs. There is a widespread need for advanced practice nurses, and we encourage our nursing alumni to consider the assured admission benefit as a means to further their education, advance their careers, and prepare them to fill vital and fulfilling roles in the health and well-being of our society.”
Robbie McCauley, DNP, associate dean of graduate nursing programs
According to U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 rankings, a nurse practitioner is at the top of the list of the country’s 100 Best Jobs.
For more information, please contact Dr. McCauley at firstname.lastname@example.org.