One of the benefits of NursingCAS is to provide notifications to applicants about programs that have available space. Review the listing below to determine if you would like to apply to one of these programs.
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 are added to NursingCAS on a continual basis. Discover and learn about new program offerings available to you by reviewing the listings below.
Abilene Christian University
Abilene Christian University is currently accepting applications for the Spring 2020 term of our online BSN to DNP and DNP programs. Our BSN to DNP pathway program is designed for students who currently have their BSN and are looking to move quickly into a DNP program. Our DNP program is designed to help students develop their clinical and leadership skills through two distinct tracks — Executive Nursing Leadership and Advanced Practice Nurse. Visit acu.edu/online to learn more about these CCNE-accredited programs.
Belmont University is located in Nashville, Tennessee and offers on-campus programs for advanced nursing practice. Since 2004 (15 years) 100% of our MSN and DNP graduates have passed the national certification exam for FNPs on their first attempt, well above the national average pass rate of 84%.
Dominican University of Illinois
Advance your career – and your earning power!
Thank-you for showing interest in our RN – BSN Program. Our application deadline has been extended to December 14, 2019.
Visit www.nursingcas.org to start an application or log into your existing account. Visit the Add Program page to select our nursing program and complete the steps to fill out and submit your application. If you need help with NursingCAS, visit the applicant help center or contact applicant support with questions.
A little information about our program:
Complete your BSN in 12 months
$350 per credit hour
Attend online classes from anywhere
Choose full-time or part-time study
Take a maximum of three classes each term
Work with dedicated faculty members who have years of nursing experience
A minimum of 2.75/4.00 cumulative GPA from all accredited colleges and universities you have attended.
A current, unencumbered RN license.
83 designated semester credit hours documented by college transcripts
Two letters of recommendation: from a supervisor and clinical instructor (*New graduates can have two letters from instructors).
Completion of prerequisite coursework prior to enrolling in Dominican University’s nurse cohort courses and/or an approved academic plan finalized with the RN – BSN Director.
Personal statement that addresses “Why I want to complete my BSN.”
Goshen College has open seats in our DNP program for the next start, August 24, 2020. Applicants to the program are required to have a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree and be licensed as an RN in the state where they will conduct their final DNP project. Our post-MSN DNP program is online with two required residencies. The first residency takes place at the end of September/early October. The second residency is at the end of the program. We have two options: full time completed in 6 semesters; part-time completed in 9 semesters.
For more information, visit our website: https://www.goshen.edu/graduate/doctor-nursing-practice-dnp/ or contact the program director, Ruth Stoltzfus, PhD, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Open Seats for Spring 2020 Admission for the Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN) Program. Deadline: Call office to discuss availability- 501-279-4859.
Find your place and your mission at Harding University. Our Carr College of Nursing offers a Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN). The curriculum is offered in a primarily online format where students gain the required knowledge via weekly online lectures, learning assignments and proctored testing. To validate student competencies and provide training for advanced practice skills, students are required to attend on campus intensives for 3-5 days each semester. We are committed to providing a holistic, caring, patient-centered approach to health care, taught by faculty who want to see you succeed academically, personally and spiritually. With a 100% certification pass rate and employment rate since the program’s start, we are confident that our program will prepare you to be a leader in your field.
Holy Names University is located on 60 wooded acres in the Oakland hills. The unique location offers a breathtaking, panoramic view of Oakland, San Francisco and the Bay. Nestled among the hills, the campus provides a safe haven and an extremely beautiful study atmosphere.
James Madison University
Accepting Spring 2020 Applications for the Following Programs:
Marquette University has open seats available for spring, summer and fall, 2020 for Direct Entry MSN for non-nursing majors. This program is 18-21 months in length and 75 credits. The summer start program in Milwaukee, WI is almost all in person. Spring and fall start programs are located in Pleasant Prairie, WI. Pleasant Prairie programs are online with clinicals and labs in person.
Marquette University College of Nursing also offers a variety traditional MSN, DNP and PhD courses for the BSN and MSN prepared nurse.
Mercy College’s Accelerated BSN program is designed for students with a previous baccalaureate degree in a non-nursing major or at least 68 hours of college credit (of which no more than 60 credits can transfer from a 2-year institution.) This option offers all required nursing coursework over 5 terms of intensive study, allowing students to complete their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in only 12 months.
At MGH Institute of Health Professions (Boston, MA), we prepare practitioners to lead the next generation of interprofessional, compassionate care. We are currently accepting applications for two programs:
Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Summer 2020 entry) – Rolling Admission
Direct-Entry Master of Science in Nursing (Fall 2020 entry) – December 1st Deadline
Our intensive curriculums build upon the skills and knowledge that you have accomplished in other degrees and careers and prepares you to become a nurse or nurse practitioner. Our programs are designed specifically for college graduates with no prior nursing experience. Throughout the 16-month curriculum in the ABSN program, and the 32 month curriculum of the DEN program, you will learn the essential skills and knowledge to deliver outstanding patient care as well as to advance the profession of nursing. There is a 1:6 clinical faculty-to-student ratio, giving students personalized attention from excellent clinicians in prime clinical settings. We hope you consider applying to MGH Institute of Health Professions, and become a member of an interprofessional health care team preparing to improve the quality of healthcare and patient outcomes.
Submit your application today! Please visit our website for specific application information and requirements:
Please contact the Office of Admission (email@example.com) with any questions. We look forward to receiving your NursingCAS application!
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Master of Science in Nursing program uniquely blends nursing and business concepts to equip graduates with the knowledge and necessary skills to function effectively in the health care environment. The program is based on the fact that nurses at mid-management, executive levels and nurse entrepreneurs must have the capacity to manage financial resources, manage human capital, analyze large data sets, understand complex organizational systems, and ensure quality and safety, all through the lens of nursing practice.
MSOE’s MSN program is designed to accommodate busy working professionals with classes available online or via a blended-online format to combine the convenience of online learning with the benefits of face-to-face interaction.
Roseman University of Health Sciences is currently accepting application for our BSN and MSN-FNP programs beginning in the year 2020!
Our 18-month BSN program operates in Henderson, NV and the Salt Lake Valley of Utah. With two campus locations, students are able to obtain a plethora of clinical based experiences within various settings. Our collaborative learning environment, affords students the opportunity to fully engage in the nursing experience. Conducting full clinical shifts, Roseman students will complete approximately 696 clinical hours. Other highlights include:
92.47% NCLEX Pass Rates
96% Completion rate
95% Job placement rates
In addition to our undergraduate program, Roseman offers a 23-month MSN-FNP program online with limited residencies. The MSN-FNP program offers students the ability to work full time and complete clinical hours in their current state, with prior approval. Whether you’re looking to jump start your career as a BSN, or advance your current skills through a MSN-FNP, Roseman University College of Nursing is here to help. Come run with us!!!
Are you interested in pursuing professional nursing, but lacking any prior experience in the field? Do you possess a bachelor’s degree in something other than nursing? The Accelerated 2nd Degree BSN Program at Thomas Edison State University may be the perfect fit for you! This rigorous, fast-paced program prepares graduates for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®) and educates them in nursing at the Baccalaureate level. Students even take three graduate level courses at an undergraduate tuition rate while enrolled! Attend our BSNA Program Webinar on Thursday, November 21st at noon (ET) to learn more about our hybrid online/on-ground program that can transform your career and your life in only 12 months’ time! Please register for the webinar at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_y3C6Vrb4Qt-yB5_FkEZJRA We are currently taking applications for our April 2020 cohort. The deadline for applications and prerequisite courses is February 1, 2020. Find out more and apply at this link: https://www.tesu.edu/nursing/programs/2nd-degree-bsn Contact our BSNA advisor if you have more questions (609) 633-6460.
Union College, the #1 nursing program in Nebraska, is currently accepting applications for our Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program for August 2020 – Apply today!
Union College’s nursing program is one of the best and here’s why:
100% NCLEX-RN (national licensure exam) pass rate for three of the past four graduating cohorts – December 2018, May 2018 & December 2017 – with a 95% for the May 2019 cohort!
No waiting list – the nursing curriculum is only five semesters long and clinical rotations begin the first semester of the nursing program.
Clinicals are held in all the major hospital systems in Lincoln and in the local community.
Small class sizes of 30 students in a lecture and an average of 6 students in a clinical group ensure that you will get individualized attention and your professor will know you by your first name.
Every student in each clinical course utilizes the state-of-the-art Simulation Center multiple times each semester.
Our faith-based program prepares students to care for patients holistically – mentally, spiritually, emotionally, and physically.
The Global Health Nursing elective course creates an opportunity to travel to a developing country over Spring Break to provide care.
We have LPN to BSN and RN to BSN tracks available if you’re already a nurse and want to finish your BSN.
If you’ve been searching for a nursing program with a tradition of excellence, small class sizes, and professors committed to your success, you’ve found it! Apply today!
Visit our website for more information: www.ucollege.edu/nursing
Questions? Please feel free to contact Yary Jimenez, Health Sciences Enrollment Counselor, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402-486-2674.
University of Cincinnati
Apply to the University of Cincinnati nationally-ranked College of Nursing! We have open seats for the following programs for Fall 2020:
PhD in Nursing Research
Nursing Administration, MSN & DNP
Graduate Certificates (Also available in summer and spring semesters)
Online and Onsite information sessions are offered for all of our programs. Request for more information to receive updates on our next information sessions.
Deadlines vary for each program so be sure to visit us at Nursing.uc.edu or contact Zhané Broomfield, Admissions Counselor at the College of Nursing at email@example.com for more information.
DNP Nurse Anesthesia: Spring 2021
The Spring 2021 application for our nationally-ranked DNP Nurse Anesthesia program is still open! Completed NursingCAS applications will be sent for review before the deadline. We encourage you to complete your application as soon as possible to ensure all materials are received on time.
The following materials must be submitted to NursingCAS no later than December 2, 2019:
Submission of your NursingCAS application & processing fee
The following must be completed by January 1, 2020:
Minimum of three recommendations with evaluation—One letter must be from your current nurse manager
Official transcript from all higher ed institutions attended
GRE scores (waived if you have a master’s or doctorate in any field
UC Graduate School Application:
A separate UC Graduate School application will be requested to all Verified NursingCAS applicants beginning in late November or early December 2019. This must be completed no later than January 7th, 2020 for further information to be released regarding a potential interview.
Residency & Program Delivery
This program requires that you live in the proximity of Cincinnati for the duration of the program, but some coursework will be available to complete online.
The University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing is a land grant university centrally located in mid-Missouri with a long history of serving rural and underserved populations. We accept students from across the country to our online DNP programs. We are CCNE accredited, require limited on-campus visits, and charge in-state tuition to all students making completion of your degree affordable and convenient. With a rolling application process you’ll know after your interview if you’re accepted so you can begin planning your future. Priority deadline January 31, 2020, final deadline April 1, 2020. For more information on becoming a MIZZOU Nurse, visit our website or contact Dr. Miriam Butler (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Leslie McPeak 573-882-0200 (email@example.com).
12-month program (Summer 2019 start: June – May), to be completed in three full-time semesters
Excellent clinical experiences at major hospitals, community clinics, health departments, schools, and other health care facilities in the region
Technology-enhanced classrooms and accredited simulation laboratory facilities
Outstanding preparation for the NCLEX—UT College of Nursing graduates consistently exceed both the state and national pass rates (Three year pass rate for the program is 98.7%)
Application Deadline: December 20, 2019.
Ursuline College’s online DNP program has seats available for spring semester (January 2020). The program focuses on developing nurse leaders who use evidence-based practice for optimizing health care delivery through effective systems transformation. The online Doctor of Nursing Practice program is structured in an on-going, year-round format with courses offered during the fall, spring and summer semesters. Students progress at their own pace through the completion of course work and competency-based online learning modules. Apply today at ursuline.edu/apply. The application fee is waived for those applying for the spring semester.
William Jewell College
William Jewell College still has open seats in many of our Nursing programs!
Accelerated Track Nursing: We still have open seats in our 16-month, January 2020 Accelerated Track BSN program. We also have seats in our 12-month, May 2020 Accelerated Track BSN program. We have also started accepting applications for our January 2021 Accelerated Track Nursing program. If you are interested in either of these programs, you can check out our website here for more information: https://www.jewell.edu/join/nursing-accelerated-track . If you have questions about the Accelerated Track Nursing program, please contact Rebecca Broadbent, the Admission Counselor for Accelerated Track Nursing, at 816-415-7678 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Transfer Nursing: We still have open seats for our Spring 2020 Transfer Nursing (BSN) program, as well as our Fall 2020 Transfer Nursing (BSN) program! If you are interested in either of these programs, please take a look at our website for more information: https://www.jewell.edu/programs/nursing/transfer-nursing . Traci Parker-Gray, the Admission Counselor for Transfer and International Students, at 816-415-7507 or email@example.com .
The Bellarmine University Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is extending the application deadline for May 2020 until December 15.
We offer a 12-month, fast-paced intensive nursing program with over 750 hours of clinical experience. 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.
We offer FREE summer housing on our beautiful campus in the heart of Louisville, perennially ranked one of America’s most livable cities. Apply now through your Nursing CAS profile. Get more information now at our Accel BSN FAQ page or contact Julie Armstrong-Binnix for advising at firstname.lastname@example.org or 502-272-8364.
There is still time to submit an application! The following programs have extended their application deadline to January 2, 2020.
MSN for RNs: Clinical Nurse Leader (summer 2020)
Adult-Gero Primary Care NP DNP (summer/fall 2020)
Acute Care Pediatric NP DNP and certificate (summer 2020)
The application deadline for our #28 ranked MSN-to-DNP Program for the Spring 2020 term has been extended to December 1st, 2019. Submit your application and supporting documents today! If you have any questions regarding the application process or required items, please contact our admission personnel at (305)284-4325 or email@example.com.
California State University, East Bay
We are now accepting applications for Fall 2020. Cal State East Bay’s Hybrid Master of Science in Nursing program prepares you for advance practice as health educators, consultants, and administrative leaders. Throughout the program, you’ll broaden your knowledge and skills so that you can serve as an effective leader in various educational and health care settings. The online courses are designed to give working nurses the greatest access to education with flexible delivery.
The MSN Program provides two practice concentrations: Nursing Education & Nursing Leadership and Administration
The Hybrid MS in Nursing degree online program is open to applicants with a baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited US institution and are licensed or eligible for licensure as a Registered Nurse in California.
Mississippi College just launched its new Online MSN with a Clinical Nurse Leader track. This program is a 36 credit course with 400 hours of precepted clinical placement, mostly completed in the candidates own clinical practice area. Candidates who are interested in enrolling in spring or summer 2020 classes MUST be accepted to the SON before December 20th, 2019. Information about the program may be found at https://nursing.mc.edu/degrees/online-msn
Questions? Call or email: Mississippi College School of Nursing 601-925-3278, firstname.lastname@example.org OR Graduate Admission 601-925-7367, GPS@mc.edu
We are eager to help you move towards your nursing goals!!
University of Cincinnati
MSN Pediatric Acute Care NP: Fall 2020
We are thrilled to announce a Fall 2020 application for our MSN Pediatric Acute Care NP program! With close ties to the nationally-ranked Cincinnati Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, UC’s MSN Pediatric Acute Care NP program provides critical skills and experience to prepare future Nurse Practitioners in this challenging field.
Residency & Program Delivery
This hybrid program comprises 100% coursework with semesterly campus visits and is only available to residents of Ohio and the surrounding areas of Kentucky and Indiana.
Due to the high demand for these programs, Cincinnati-area
residents of the following counties can now begin in the Summer 2020 term:
Ohio: Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, Warren
Kentucky: Boone, Campbell, Kenton
Cincinnati Metro students have the benefit of all of the onsite resources of the University, including our excellent libraries, and face-to-face meetings with faculty & staff, while completing 100% of their program online! They will also receive placement assistance from our dedicated clinical coordinators.
Applicants outside these counties will still apply to the corresponding Online application.
Deadlines for all Summer 2020 MSN & Post-MSN Certificate programs:
Priority Deadline: January 6, 2020
Final Deadline: February 2, 2020
Start your Summer 2020 Cincinnati Metro application right away on NursingCAS!
Questions: Contact Bobby Rue, Admissions Counselor at Bobby.Rue@uc.edu
Visit nursing.uc.edu for comprehensive information about all of our programs.
University of St. Thomas-Houston
University of St. Thomas-Houston is preparing to educate the nurses needed in this growing workforce! This month we are excited to announce our Master of Science in Nursing with four tracks: RN- MSN, MSN in Nursing and Healthcare Simulation, MSN in Nursing Education, and MSN in Nursing Leadership. Students will have access to our NEW Graduate Nursing Success Center for resources, advising, and coaching throughout their studies.
NEW RN – MSN (Summer 2020)
Designed for student who have an Associate’s degree and carry their RN license
Students will take undergraduate bridge courses to prepare them for the MSN courses
Emerging Nurse professionals can obtain their MSN at the end of their studies
NEW MSN in Nursing and Healthcare Simulation (Fall 2020); NEW MSN in Nursing Education (Fall 2020); NEW MSN in Nursing Leadership (Fall 2020)
Students will study the MSN Core and then specialize in their concentration
Courses are hybrid which include a combination of online and on-site labs at our main campus
The MSN degree will allow students to continue their development in the Nursing profession
If you are interested in learning more about the admissions process, please email Sara Johnson, Senior Nursing Admissions Counselor at email@example.com or call 713-313-6067.