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Program: Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Nursing
(Family Nurse Practitioner Track)

Campus: Manchester/Worcester
Program Start Date: Summer (May)
Priority Filing Date: Rolling (students encouraged to apply early)
Admission Contact: Worcester/Manchester counselors


  • Master’s degree in Nursing (MSN)
  • Minimum overall 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale

Application Checklist:

  • Completed Application
  • Official college transcripts from each institution attended
  • Two letters of recommendation (one professional required to verify dates of employment, one academic preferred)
  • Current resume
  • Photocopy of RN license
  • Photocopy of American Heart Association BLS certification card
  • Official transcripts from non-U.S. secondary schools, colleges or universities must be sent to the World Education Services (WES) for a course-by-course evaluation.
  • If English is your second language, you will be required to submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 79 or an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score 6.5.

Application materials must be sent to your designated campus:

Worcester Campus:

MCPHS University
Admission Office
19 Foster Street
Worcester, MA 0160

Manchester Campus:
MCPHS Admission Office
1260 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03101