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Admissions Guidelines for Gannon Online Programs


On this page, you will find the specific admissions criteria and requirements for each online program at Gannon University.

RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
Applicants must have a current registered nurse license and have completed the following high school prerequisite courses with grades of at least "C;" two college prep math courses (Algebra 1 and Algebra II, Geometry); and two science courses, which must be biology with a lab component and chemistry with a lab component. In addition, applicants must have earned at least a 2.8 QPA during their ADN or diploma program. Evidence of work history as a registered nursing who is working full-time for a minimum of 6 months is preferred.

Admission requirements for all applicants:

  • A completed application for admission
  • Three professional letters of recommendation
  • Proof of current registered nurse license
  • Official transcripts from all prior institutions attended
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement

There is no standardized test required for admission to this program.
There is no application fee for this program.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Admission requirements for all applicants:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a regionally accredited college or university
  • GMAT scores (this requirement is waived for applicants with an undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or higher in a business discipline). Applicants who do not have a 3.2 undergraduate GPA and choose not to take the GMAT have the option of being admitted as a "provisional accept."
  • A completed application for admission
  • A complete resume
  • Official transcripts from all prior institutions
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL scores if English is not a first language

Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Admission requirements for all applicants:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a regionally accredited college or university
  • GRE scores (this requirement is waived for applicants with an undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or higher). Applicants who do not have a 3.2 undergraduate GPA and choose not to take the GRE have the option of being admitted as a "provisional accept."
  • A completed application for admission
  • Official transcripts from all prior institutions
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL scores if English is not a first language

Gannon University is currently not accepting applications for our online programs from people residing in the following states: Alabama, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin.

Have questions about the admissions requirements or the application process for the online degree programs at Gannon? Call us today at 877-497-5854 to speak to an admissions advisor, or request more information.