Applicant Newsletter – October 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.

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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.

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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.


New Programs

Harding University

Harding University is now accepting applications for Fall 2016 in the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) track, the Post Masters Certificate (FNP), and a Second Masters FNP.

Harding University is a private Christian University that offers the above programs in a primarily online environment.  Students are required to attend On Campus intensives approximately three times a year.

Program highlights include:

  • Small class sizes,
  • Accessible faculty,
  • Healthcare Missions opportunities,
  • Completion of clinical practicum experiences within the student’s home town.



If you are an applicant who was in a “Verified” status prior to September 21, 2015 then you are eligible for an Academic Update. Click here to learn more about Academic Update (AU), including instructions.

AU allows you to change any “Planned/In Progress” coursework to “Completed” so that NursingCAS can add your new Courses into your Verified GPA calculations for you.
If you are unsure of your status, log into NursingCAS and click on the “Manage My Programs” button and navigate to the “Program Status” tab to view if you are “Verified”. If you are eligible for an AU, you should have also received this email. Please call Customer Service with any additional questions!

Please note: Academic Update ends on October 30th, 2015. Please follow the instructions provided on or before that day in order to be eligible


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