Applicant Newsletter – August 15, 2015


Open Seats One of the benefits of NursingCAS is to provide notifications to applicants about programs that have available space. Did you know that more than 14,000 seats go unfilled annually? Review the listing below to determine if you would like to apply to one of these programs.

Deadline Extensions Programs often extend their deadlines in order to allow applicants more time to complete the admissions process. Review the list below to see if any programs you are interested in have extended their deadline.

New Programs New programs are added to NursingCAS frequently so in order to help you discover and learn about new offerings please review the updated list below.

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Open Seats

Boise State University

Boise State University’s Master’s of Nursing AGNP program emphasizes evidenced-based practice and prepares you to address the pressing issues and challenges in today’s complex health care arena while serving an adult population spanning late adolescence through end-of life.

The curriculum focuses on integrating theory and practice; conducting research and scholarly inquiry; and developing advanced skills in the diagnosis and management of adult/geriatric health and illness. The plan of study is composed of nine credits of core Nursing courses, 22 credits of core Nurse Practitioner courses, and 19 credits of specialty track courses (Acute Care or Primary Care.)

Some highlights of the program include:

  • Primary Care or Acute Care specialty.
  • January start date.
  • Completion in three years.
  • Online courses to maximize flexibility.
  • Precepted clinical placements.
  • 8-10 day on-campus summer intensives.
  • Supportive faculty and staff.
  • $600 per credit hour.


Graduate advisers are available to provide more information and to answer your questions.  Please Inquire Online, email, or call 208-426-3819.

The University of San Diego

Hello Prospective Students!

The University of San Diego 2016 Application Cycle for the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN) is now open. To learn more about our program, visit Please contact me with any questions.  Thanks!

Best Regards,

Cathleen Mumper
Director of Admissions and Student Services
Hahn School of Nursing & Health Science
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA  92110-2492

Union College

Union College is accepting applications for their nursing program until September 1!  Established in 1896, the Union College Nursing Program has a long-standing tradition of excellence. In fact, Union’s nursing program was the first Bachelor of Science in Nursing program in the state of Nebraska!  With all that tradition and a consistently high pass rate for the NCLEX-RN, you won’t want to miss out on the awesome education you will receive at Union College!  Contact Missy Sorter, the Program Development and Enrollment Counselor today to see how to become a Union College nursing student!  Email today:

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Deadline Extensions

Rush University College of Nursing

Rush University College of Nursing has extended the following programs for Spring 2016 start to September 7, 2015.

  • MSN for RNs: Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Advanced Public Health Nursing DNP
  • Acute Care Pediatric NP Certificate
  • Neonatal NP DNP
  • Neonatal NP Certificate
  • Neonatal CNS DNP
  • Pediatric CNS DNP
  • Systems Leadership DNP
  • Leadership to Enhance Population Health Outcomes DNP