Degree Requirements

Admission Requirements

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited institution OR Diploma in Nursing  from a state approved program.

  • A minimum GPA of 2.5.  For students who have not attended college within the past 5 years, conditional admission may be granted if the GPA is <2.5.  Full admission will be considered upon satisfactory completion of six credit hours of Longwood nursing coursework with a "C" or better. 
  • Unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse.
  • Graduates of foreign nursing schools, who are licensed outside of the United States, are required to pass the Qualifying Exam of the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS) prior to application and include the exam results with their application materials.