Nursing

Application Deadlines

We accept applications for programs at various times throughout the year. Some programs admit students for each semester start and others admit students once a year. For all programs, the application window could close early, if seats are filled.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program admits students for fall semester start.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Deadlines
  Date
Direct-entry admission Dec. 1
Second-year admission (transfer and transition students)
Feb. 28

The RN-BSN Online program admits students for each semester start.

RN-BSN Online Deadlines by Semester Start
Spring Summer Fall
Nov. 1 March 1 July 1

The Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN admits students for summer semester start.

Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN Deadlines by Semester Start
Spring Summer Fall
Sept. 15 N/A N/A

The Master of Science in Nursing program admits students for spring and fall semester start. Online MSN programs also admit for summer semester start.

Master of Science in Nursing Deadlines by Semester Start
  Spring Summer Fall
On Campus Programs
Sept. 3* N/A March 2 (Priority)
April 1 (Final)
Online Programs Sept. 3** Jan. 6 (Priority)**
Feb. 3 (Final)**
March 2 (Priority)
April 1 (Final)

*Excludes Adult-Gerontology Acute Care and Neonatal programs, which do not admit for spring semester start
**Excludes Nursing Administration, which admits for fall semester start only

The Post-Master's Certificate program admits students for the spring and fall semester starts. Online Post-Master's Certificate programs also admit students for summer semester start.

Post-Master of Science in Nursing Certificate Deadlines by Semester Start
  Spring Summer Fall
On Campus Programs
Sept. 3* N/A March 2 (Priority)
April 1 (Final)
Online Programs Sept. 3 Jan. 6 (Priority)
Feb. 3 (Final)
March 2 (Priority)**
April 1 (Final)**

*Excludes Pediatric Primary Care, which is not accepting applications at this time
**Excludes Psych-Mental Health

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program (except the nurse anesthesia specialty) admits students for fall semester start. The DNP Nurse Anesthesia program admits students for spring semester start.

Doctor of Nursing Practice Deadlines by Semester Start
  Spring Summer Fall
BSN to DNP
N/A N/A June 1*
Post-MSN DNP
N/A N/A March 2 (Priority)
April 1 (Final)
DNP Nurse Anesthesia (for the spring after next)
Nov. 1 (Priority),
Dec. 2 (Final)
N/A N/A

*Excludes Pediatric Primary Care, which is not accepting applications at this time

The PhD in Nursing program admits students for fall semester start.

PhD in Nursing Deadlines
  Date
Priority
Dec. 18
Final
Feb. 3

Graduate Certificate programs admits students for two or three semester starts.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Deadlines by Semester Start
  Spring Summer Fall
Case Management
Sept. 3 N/A March 2 (Priority)
April 1 (Final)
Nurse Educator
Sept. 3 Jan. 6 (Priority)
Feb. 3 (Final)
March 2 (Priority)
April 1 (Final)