Pre-Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN Admissions

Application Deadline

Pre-Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN Deadlines by Semester Start
Spring Summer Fall

Sept. 1 (Submission deadline)

Oct. 1 (Verification deadline)

Feb. 15 (Submission deadline)

Mar. 15 (Verification deadline)

May 1 (Submission deadline)

June 1 (Verification deadline)

Admission Requirements

  • Online application through NursingCAS
  • All official academic transcripts from higher education institutions previously attended
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Two letters of reference
  • Resume
  • Goal statement
  • TOEFL (for international students only)
Candidates may be called for an interview at the discretion of the program director.

International Applicants

This program does not require enough credit hours for international students to qualify for a Form I-20 Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status. To complete prerequisite courses and apply for admittance to the Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN program, international applicants can complete prerequisites at another institution, or complete the Interdisciplinary Studies bachelor's degree program at UC before applying to the Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN program.