Applicant Newsletter – September 1, 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

University of Miami

Greetings from the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies!

We are now accepting applications for spring (January 2016) admission to our Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program.  The DNP degree program prepares master’s level nurses for the most advanced level of nursing practice. The DNP curriculum is now offered in a hybrid format over a year long, full-time plan of study that blends online components and practice immersion experiences with monthly weekends of face-to-face class interaction per semester. Students remain active members of the workforce, applying the knowledge and skills they acquire in the classroom to their practice environments.

Program Highlights

  • One year program (minimum 39 credits); 2 year part-time option available
  • Dynamic learning environment
  • Faculty members are experts in their fields
  • DNP program is CCNE accredited
  • Hybrid model with monthly weekends on campus each semester

Admission Requirements

  • MSN degree from a regionally accredited university
  • RNs with a non-nursing Master’s degree will be considered
  • National certification in a nursing specialty
  • Official undergraduate/graduate transcripts (minimum 3.0 GPA)
  • Statement of professional goals including your ideas about your area of interest for your DNP Capstone project
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Active (unrestricted) RN License
  • Current CPR (BLS) certification
  • The GRE is not required

The final deadline to complete the application and submit all required documents is October 1, 2015.

For further information please visit our DNP website, contact us at or call Ms. Kristina Santana (305) 284-6449.  We look forward to receiving your application!

Baker College

Baker College, a private, not-for-profit College in Michigan, has openings for students in the CCNE Accredited Pre-licensure BSN program. The program is available at the Cadillac, Flint and Owosso campuses for a September 28, 2015 start!  All qualified students will be considered for admission, the deadline for the program is *INSERT DATE.

For more information, please email Cathy Fischer at or call at: 800 469-3165.

Thank you!

Dr. Morgan
Baker College, School of Nursing


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Deadline Extensions

University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing

The University of Wyoming RN/BSN Completion Program has extended the Spring 2016 application deadline to October 1, 2015.  Email questions to:


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New Programs

San Francisco State University

The SF State School of Nursing is currently accepting Spring 2016 applications for its new Accelerated Entry Level MSN (ELM-A) program. The ELM-A is a full-time 24 month program designed for individuals who possess a non-nursing bachelor’s degree and are seeking entry into the nursing profession.  This program is open to prospective students from California as well as other U.S. residents.  Graduates of the program will earn a BSN along with the MSN degree. The deadline to apply is September 15, 2015.

Please visit the SF State School of Nursing web site or contact us to learn more about program and admission details.    We look forward to answering your questions about this new Accelerated Entry Level MSN program!

Web Site: 
Phone: (415) 338-1802

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