Applicant Newsletter – December 20, 2016

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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

 

Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing

Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing is now accepting applications for a fully online RN to BSN program for Spring of 2017. You can get your RN to BSN degree within 9 to 12 months if core complete. Visit our website for additional information at www.phssn.edu or contact us at 325-671-2353.


Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing

Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing is now accepting applications for a fully online RN to BSN program for Spring of 2017. You can get your RN to BSN degree within 9 to 12 months if core complete. Visit our website for additional information at www.phssn.edu or contact us at 325-671-2353.

Contact Nancy Peifer at Nancy_Peifer@pba.edu with any questions about our program


Jefferson College of Health Sciences

We are excited to have our Information Sessions online and recorded – so you can watch and find out more information at any time!

Please see the websites below for more information:


Bellarmine University

The highly acclaimed Bellarmine University Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program still has a few open seats for our May 2017 cohort. We offer a 12-month, intensive nursing program with over 750 hours of clinical experience designed specifically for applicants with a previous non-nursing bachelor’s degree. Get a great job quickly thanks to our high NCLEX pass rates, eager employers and outstanding reputation. Small class sizes and specialty clinical experiences in critical care, trauma, ER, mother-baby, pediatrics, community public health, psychiatric mental health and nursing leadership/management set Bellarmine nurses apart.

You can apply today even if you are still enrolled in pre-requisite courses or finishing your first bachelor’s degree. We consider applicants for conditional admission pending successful completion of outstanding requirements.

Limited FREE summer housing available on our beautiful campus in the heart of Louisville, perennially ranked one of America’s most livable cities. Apply now through your NursingCAS profile. Get more information now at http://tinyurl.com/BUAccelBSN, or contact Julie Armstrong-Binnix for advising at julieab@bellarmine.edu or 502-272-8364.


Palm Beach Atlantic University

Palm Beach Atlantic University School of Nursing is still accepting BSN applications for those with an AA or previous BA/BS for the Spring 2017 semester! The deadline has been extended to January 6, 2017. Allow us to give you a quick overview of why PBA School of Nursing is a great choice:

  • Our 94% average pass rate on the NCLEX over the past nine years demonstrates that we prepare our students well.
  • We are located right on the Intracoastal Waterway in warm, sunny West Palm Beach–just a short walk to the beach!
  • We have affiliations with most major hospitals in southeast Florida, which facilitates landing a job after graduation.
  • Our small size means more individualized attention from our faculty whose primary passion is teaching.
  • We have a BSN to DNP program that allows for seamlessly moving on to graduate school after obtaining your BSN.
  • We are a Christian university with a strong commitment to the central role of the teachings of Christ, but we welcome students of all faiths.

Apply immediately!! See our website or contact Nancy Peifer at Nancy_Peifer@pba.edu with any questions about our program.


Saint Xavier University

Saint Xavier University, Top Ranked Online Online Nursing Program, has Seats Available for its Jan. 9, 2017 Online RN-BSN Option. Students in the RN to BSN online option may begin coursework in the fall, spring or summer semesters and can complete the program in as few as 4-5 semesters.

The application deadline is Dec. 21, 2016 for a Jan. 9, 2017 program start. A minimum of 2.75 GPA out of 4.0 is required. Courses are 100% online, scheduled in seven-week blocks, and completed one at a time, with two courses offered per semester.

For more information contact Mary Ann Luciano Smith at lucianosmith@sxu.edu, 773-298-3740 OR visit our website.  Apply now at https://nursingcas.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login


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University of Cincinnati
The University of Cincinnati is pleased to announce the BSN to DNP Nurse Anesthesia (CRNA) program has extended the application deadline to January 6, 2017. We look forward to reviewing your application. Happy Holidays!


Samuel Merritt University

The application deadline for the Fall 2017 Entry Level Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner program has been extended to January 1, 2017.

The application deadline for the Fall 2017 Entry Level Master of Science in Nursing – Case Management program has been extended to March 1, 2017.

The application deadline for the Summer 2017 Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Fall 2017 Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs has been extended to January 15, 2017.


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New Programs

 

Graceland University

Graceland University is proud to announce the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program is officially open for applicants! We will start the program in Summer of 2017 with a May start. This program will have limited space offerings, so apply right away!

Graceland’s newest graduate degree nursing program prepares students to become expert clinicians by participating in clinical practicums spanning a multitude of acute care settings to include: emergency medicine, critical care medicine, hospitalist medicine, pulmonology, neurology, and cardiology. Additionally, students choose specialty practicums which may include orthopedics, endocrinology, oncology, rheumatology, and hematology. This diverse mix of specialties ensures that our AGACNP graduates are more than qualified not only to sit for the certification exam, but are prepared to practice from day one after graduation.

Please find our application listed in NursingCAS. Graceland University has been ranked in the top tier by U.S. News and World report for years. We also offer RN-BSN, RN-MSN, MSN FNP, MSN NE, Post Graduate Certificates, and a DNP program all online! We also offer a Health Care Management degree as well as Business and Education degrees online. As a pioneer in distance learning, we have perfected the model. We have been doing it since before there was internet!

If you have any questions, please reach out to an Admissions Representative at 800.833.0524 or distancelearning@graceland.edu


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