Admission Information

The graduate nursing program admits students Fall and Spring semesters.

Admission Criteria: Graduate Nursing Program

 ***Applications for the Spring 2022 semester are being accepted until November 15, 2021.***
 ***The GRE is no longer required for admission into the Graduate Nursing Program.***

Deadline for submission of materials:

For Spring semester - October 1st

For Summer and Fall semesters - April 1st

All documentation needed to support application to the graduate nursing program must be submitted prior to the application deadline for the University for the following semester.

Checklist for Materials to be submitted for application to the Graduate Nursing Program:

1) APPLY to the university for graduate school through the and submit materials requested (for example, immunization form).

2) HAVE all official transcripts sent to Southeastern, Office of Admissions, Box 10752, Hammond, LA 70402. 

3) SUBMIT the following to the Graduate Nursing Office in a single envelope (address below).

  • A curriculum vita (resume) including the applicant's full name, address, telephone number(s), email address(s), academic preparations, degrees held, honors, awards, special interest, work history, and relevant information.

  • Evidence of a valid, unencumbered Louisiana Registered Nurse license.

           Licensure Verification 

  • A statement of purpose explaining the applicant's goals in pursuing a graduate degree in nursing, potential contributions to the Masters program at Southeastern, and plans for nursing practice upon completion of graduate study.

  • Two Letters of recommendation (using the recommendation form) from individuals who can attest to the applicant's capacity and commitment for study at the masters' level and potential for academic success. One letter should be from a former faculty and the other from a nursing supervisor. Each recommendation form must be enclosed in a sealed envelope with the recommender's signature over the seal of the envelope. 


Include all items in a single envelope and mail to:

Graduate Coordinator
Graduate Nursing
SLU 10448
Hammond, LA 70402 

The envelope containing application materials (all items listed under #4) must be received in the Graduate Nursing Office no later than the semester deadline posted on this webpage. 


For More Information:

Graduate Nursing Office
Tel: 985-549-5045