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 (Priority deadline*) Nov. 1
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
Aug. 15 (Priority)
Sept. 15 (Final)
March 1
N/A

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

Pre-Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN Deadlines by Semester Start
Spring Summer Fall
Sept. 1 (Priority)
Oct. 15 (Final)
March 1
May 3

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

Part 1 deadlines reflect the date when all NursingCAS application materials, except transcripts and references, must be submitted. Transcripts and references are due a month after the posted part 1 deadline.

Master of Science in Nursing Deadlines by Semester Start
Spring Summer Fall
Sept. 1 (Priority)
Oct. 15 (Final for Part 1)
Feb. 1 (Priority)
March 1 (Final for Part 1)
April 1 (Priority)
June 1 (Final for Part 1)
Note: The MSN in Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program admits for the 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.

Part 1 deadlines reflect the date when all NursingCAS application materials, except transcripts and references, must be submitted. Transcripts and references are due a month after the posted part 1 deadline.

Post-Master of Science in Nursing Certificate Deadlines by Semester Start
  Spring Summer Fall
On-Campus Programs Sept. 1 (Priority)
Oct. 15 (Final for Part 1)
N/A

April 1 (Priority)
June 1 (Final)
Online Programs
Sept. 1 (Priority)
Oct. 15 (Final for Part 1)
Feb. 1 (Priority)
March 1 (Final for Part 1)
April 1 (Priority)*
June 1 (Final for part 1)
*Applications have closed for co-enrollment in the Post-Master's DNP and Psych-Mental Health Post-MSN Certificate.

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.

Part 1 deadlines reflect the date when all NursingCAS application materials, except transcripts and references, must be submitted. Transcripts and references are due a month after the posted part 1 deadline.

Doctor of Nursing Practice Deadlines by Semester Start
  Spring Summer Fall
BSN to DNP
N/A N/A Feb. 1 (Priority)*
May 3 (Final for Part 1)
Post-Master's DNP April 1 (Priority)
Oct. 15 (Final for Part 1)
N/A Feb. 1 (Priority)*
May 3 (Final for Part 1)
Nurse Anesthesia (for Spring 2023) Nov. 1 (Priority)
Dec. 1 (Final)
N/A N/A
*Applications have closed for the Adult-Gero Acute Care BSN to DNP, Family Nurse Practitioner BSN to DNP, Pediatric Acute Care BSN to DNP, Psych-Mental Health BSN to DNP, Post-Master's DNP and for co-enrollment in the Post-Master's DNP and Psych-Mental Health Post-MSN Certificate.

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

PhD in Nursing Deadlines
  Date
Priority
Oct. 15
Priority NursingCAS verficiation Dec. 1
Secondary
Feb. 1
Secondary NursingCAS verification Mar. 1

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

Nurse Educator Certificate Deadlines by Semester Start
Spring
Summer Fall
Sept. 1 (Priority)
Oct. 15 (Final)
Jan. 10 (Priority)
March 3 (Final)
June 15
Telehealth Certificate Deadlines by Semester Start
Spring Summer Fall
Dec. 15 N/A Aug. 15