To apply, submit an application along with a fee of $25 to Jefferson.
After submitting the application, you will receive instructions on how to submit your supporting application materials listed below through your online MyJefferson account. If you prefer, you may also mail your materials to:
Thomas Jefferson University
Graduate Application Document Processing
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
You will receive a MyJefferson identification number via email once you submit your application for admission. Be sure to include your name and MyJefferson ID on all documents that you mail to Jefferson.
Transcripts: Submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit.Official transcripts can be sent electronically by the institution to email@example.com or mailed to the address above.
Personal Statement: Submit a statement of purpose outlining your interest in the program, how the course of study relates to your desired career path, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.
Letters of Recommendation: Submit two letters of reference that provide insight into your academic competence. References from college or university faculty members are recommended. You may request recommendations through your MyJefferson account.
Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.
Professional License/Certification: Upload your RN License in MyJefferson.
GRE: Submit official Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores taken no longer than five years prior to application. Applicants should submit scores electronically using test code 2666.
Applicants may also submit a writing sample in place of their GRE scores. Writing samples must follow admissions guidelines.
Additional Requirements for International Coursework
Students who have taken coursework outside of the United States should submit a course-by-course academic credential evaluation from a National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) member credentialing organization. Applicants who do not have a NACES evaluation are required to submit official transcripts, along with an official English translation, to Jefferson for review. Thomas Jefferson University reserves the right to outsource student academic credentials to our NACES member partner for evaluation.
To be considered complete and eligible for review, all supporting materials must be received by the deadline.
Spring Priority Application Deadline: October 1
Spring Application Deadline: December 1
Fall Priority Application Deadline: March 1
Fall Application Deadline: August 1
Before applying to Jefferson, you should review the prerequisites required for admission for your program of interest. Our admissions team is available to assist with questions and to provide guidance on your next steps.
Degree & GPA
GPA Requirement: A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.
Degree Prerequisite: Applicants are required to have a master’s or doctoral degree in a public health or clinical discipline from a regionally accredited institution prior to the start of the program. Examples include MSN or DNP, MPH, DrPH, MS in Physician Assistant Studies, and DHSc with a clinical certification.
Applicants are required to complete the following prerequisite coursework prior to entry into the program at a regionally accredited institution. Coursework should be completed with a grade of C or better and within 10 years of enrollment at Jefferson.
Contact us for more information about this program, how to apply for admission, and your application status.