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Storm Advisory for Sunday, Jan. 20

A winter storm warning remains in effect for Hartford County until 7 p.m. today. Residential students are asked to postpone their return to campus to Monday afternoon or, for those whose class schedules allow, Tuesday. Students, please do not travel to and arrive on campus today.

Hartt Community Division activities today and this evening are canceled.

Admission Requirements

Master of Science in Nursing

To be eligible for admission, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Current RN licensure or eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse (RN) in the state of Connecticut. (RNs who hold licensure in states other than Connecticut do not need to apply for CT licensure to be admitted.)

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in nursing from a NLNAC or CCNE accredited institution*

  • 3.0 undergraduate GPA or completion of 6 credits at the graduate level with a minimum 3.3 GPA

  • Minimum one year of clinical experience
    *Nurses who hold a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree in fields other than nursing are welcomed to apply.

To apply to the Master of Science in Nursing, students must:

  • Complete our online application
  • Request official transcripts from the school that granted your bachelor’s degree and from any graduate institution you attended. Have transcripts sent to:

University of Hartford
Graduate Admission Office-Online Programs
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117 USA


  • A nonrefundable application fee of $50
  • A letter of intent (as explained in the application)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Your résumé