MSN Admission Process

Master of Science in Nursing – Admission Process

The MSN program admits students each fall, spring and summer. While there is not an admission deadline, it is recommended you apply the semester prior to the semester you plan to begin.

Interested candidates must follow these procedures:

1. Apply:  

Application can be made online or by mailing an application to:
FSU Graduate Services
101 Braddock Rd
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303

2. Send official undergraduate and graduate transcripts to

FSU Graduate Services
101 Braddock Rd
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303

FSU alumni do not need to send FSU transcripts as FSU Office of Graduate Services will have access to alumni transcripts.  However, all transcripts outside of FSU must be sent.

3. Submit supplemental application materials 

Includes essay, resume and letters/forms of reference. Resume and essay may be emailed to wwilson@frostburg.edu. Letters/forms of reference must be original. 


Letters of Reference: Applicants seeking admission to the program are asked to obtain three professional or academic letters of reference. The applicant should provide the respondent with the request for recommendation form and a stamped envelope addressed as follows: FSU Office of Graduate Services, 101 Braddock Rd., 141 Pullen Hall, Frostburg, MD 21532-2303.  Letters in lieu of forms will be accepted.

Essay: All applicants are to provide a typewritten essay.  Please see the essay requirements.


Resume: provide resume that reviews both educational and professional background.

After all documents are received, your file will be sent to the department of Nursing for admission consideration. You will be notified by mail of your admission decision.

Send all documents to:

FSU Graduate Services
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303

Or email to gradservices@frostburg.edu.