A Seventh-day Adventist Organization

Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Admission Requirements


  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited program
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0, both cumulative and in nursing courses
  • Current United States RN license before application*
  • Two years of NICU (Level 3 minimum) experience is required prior to entering clinical courses
  • Nursing experience is preferred in the area of desired clinical concentration
  • Each applicant’s clinical experience will be individually evaluated
  • Application with personal statement
  • Three electronic recommendations (recommenders will receive an email once application is submitted) – preferred: current work supervisor, coworker, spiritual advisor, professor
  • Official transcripts for all college credits
  • Interview by faculty members in the School of Nursing
  • Health Science Reasoning Test**
  • Essay to assess writing skills**

*California RN license required before start of classes

**Taken on site