Associate Degree Registered Nurse - Generic Option

Upon completion of our Associate of Science Nursing program, students are prepared for licensure as a Registered Nurse and employment in hospitals, long-term care centers, medical clinics, community health facilities and other health-related facilities.

The Associate Degree Registered Nurse - Generic option is designed for students without any prior nursing background. The two-year, 64-credit program is offered on the M State campuses in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls and Wadena.

Please see the application information, application packets and GPA calculator below.


Application Information

Please make sure to read the eligibility information contained in the Application Packet.

2015-2016 Associate Degree Registered Nurse Generic Option Application Dates and Locations

Program Start

M State Campus

Priority Deadline

Secondary Deadline*

Extended Deadline**

Fall 2015 Application

Fergus Falls, Wadena

January 13, 2015

March 13, 2015

Program Application Closed

Spring 2016 Application

Detroit Lakes

July 17, 2015

October 2, 2015

* Secondary Deadline applications will be reviewed if program spots remain available after Priority Deadline review.

** Extended Deadline will be posted only if program spots are available after Priority and Secondary Deadline review.


GPA Calculator - Generic RN General Education