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.
NursingCAS and COVID-19
NursingCAS remains fully operational and business is being conducted as usual. Applicants can stillcontact customer serviceand continue with the application process. All application materials, including transcripts, test scores, and foreign evaluations, are being processed upon receipt. For more information and updates as they become available, please check the COVID-19 Updates Webpage.
NursingCAS School Events Calendar
View theNursingCAS School Events Calendarto learn about virtual and in-person student recruitment events taking place across the country! Over 275 NursingCAS schools offer events throughout the year.
Abilene Christian University Abilene Christian University is currently accepting applications for the Summer 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. Visitacu.edu/onlineto learn more about these CCNE-accredited programs.
ACU is excited to introduce our new DNP Scholarship! New, first-time students starting in our BSN to DNP or DNP programs may qualify for a $10,000 scholarship. To be eligible, students must begin class on June 30, 2020. Terms and Conditions apply.
Barry University is a Catholic institution situated in sunny Miami Shores, Florida. The university is home to a diverse body of students from a variety of geographic, ethnic, religious and socio-economic backgrounds, and is committed to the highest academic standards in undergraduate and graduate education. Our nursing programs are accredited both nationally and regionally (CCNE, SACS).
We are currently accepting applications for our 6-semester Traditional Option BSN, starting in August 2020.
If accepted to the Traditional Option, you will also have the opportunity to apply for admission to the Baptist Scholar’s Program. A selected group of students complete their studies at Baptist Hospital in Kendall and may be provided with an opportunity for employment within the Baptist Healthcare system upon completion of the program. Tuition for these highly-qualified and motivated students is substantially reduced. You will save over $30,000 in tuition costs and experience clinical learning at one of the most highly rated healthcare systems in Florida.
We are also accepting applications for our January 2021 Accelerated Option BSN. The Accelerated Option program is designed for those who already have a bachelor’s degree in a discipline other than nursing. Tuition for this 4-semester program is a flat rate of $28,000 + $850/semester lab and technology fee.
Ready to start your nursing career? Please contact our specialist nursing advisor, Ms. Nichole Sando, at email@example.com telephone 305-981-5135. Please see the Barry University BSN Program NursingCAS page for more information about the program and our university in general or go towww.barry.edu/nursing.
Belmont University is in Nashville, Tennessee and offers on-campus programs for advanced nursing practice. Since 2004 (16 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. For more information on each of our degrees and FNP programs, go tobelmont.edu/gradnursing. Admission is granted on a rolling basis. We welcome your questions via email firstname.lastname@example.org by phone to 615-460-6752.
California State University, East Bay
MSN Online/Hybrid Program
We are accepting applications for Fall 2020 through June 1, 2020. The CSU East Bay’s online/hybrid MSN program offers two practice concentrations: Nursing Education and Nursing Leadership & Administration. The program offers high quality, accessible, online graduate education over four semesters as well as annual two-day campus immersion meetings that give critical support for student success. Graduates in Nursing Education will be well-equipped to work as educators in clinical or academic settings. Graduates in the Leadership & Administration Concentration will be prepared for mid-level management and leadership positions in a variety of healthcare settings.
For more information on the MSN program, application procedure, or upcoming information sessions, please visit ourwebsite. For questions or assistance, please contact: email@example.com.
Eastern Mennonite University
EMU still has seats available for the following programs:
Goshen College 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 websiteor contact the program director, Ruth Stoltzfus, PhD, firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you!
Harding University Open Seats for Fall 2020 Admission for the Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN) Program. Deadline to apply is May 30, 2020. If you miss the deadline, please contact Dr. Clarin (info below).
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. Small class sizes allow for easy access to the faculty. 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. Some scholarships are available!
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:
Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Spring/January 2021 entry) – Rolling Admission
Our intensive curriculum builds 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 program is designed specifically for college graduates with no prior nursing experience. Throughout the 16-month curriculum in the ABSN program, you will learn the essential skills and knowledge to deliver outstanding patient care as well as to advance in 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.
Please visit our website for specific application information and requirements. Please contact the Office of Admissions (email@example.com) with any questions. We look forward to receiving your NursingCAS application soon!
Roseman University of Health Sciences Looking to advance your current skills as a Family Nurse Practitioner… Roseman University College of Nursing is here to help! Roseman University of Health Sciences is currently accepting applications for our MSN-FNP program beginning January 2021. 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. Become a future Roadrunner and come run with us!!!
For more information, inquire athttp://gonursing.roseman.edu/.
Simmons University Simmons University prepares the future leaders of healthcare. If you are looking to become a Family Nurse Practitioner, Simmons has the program for you and is accepting applications with an application deadline of June 1st for the BSN to MSN or RN to MSN on-campus programs for Fall 2020. Located in the Longwood Medical area in Boston, our university expertly prepares nurses to take the next step in their career. In this time of crisis, we appreciate all that nurses do and look forward to helping you take that next step in your nursing career!
Accelerated B.S.N./Second Degree Program: South Dakota State University (SDSU) offers a 12-month Accelerated B.S.N. for students with a degree in another field who wish to become a Registered Nurse on the Aberdeen and Sioux Falls campuses. Aberdeen and Rapid City is currently accepting applications for the Spring 2021 program that begins in January 2021 on the campus of Northern State University. Apply today! For more information, contact Sara Olson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RN to B.S.N.: The RN to B.S.N. program is a fully online, flexible and affordable option designed to help associate and diploma registered nurses move ahead in their nursing career. Application is opening soon for an August 2020 program start. For more information, contact Cami Veire at Camilla.email@example.com.
The SDSU College of Nursing boasts a 97.47% pass rate on the NCLEX and 100% job placement among its four campuses: Brookings, Sioux Falls, Rapid City, and Aberdeen. Visit our websitefor more information.
St. Petersburg College The RN-to BSN program at St. Petersburg College is nationally accredited by CCNE and can be completed in as little as 3 semesters. Successfully completing a BSN opens up a wealth of career opportunities for the Registered Nurse and lays the foundation for graduate studies.
St. Petersburg College (SPC), founded in 1927, is the third largest college in the state of Florida. It was the first community college to become a 4-year institution in Florida and is one of the top providers of online education in the state. The college is home to a diverse body of students from a variety of geographic, ethnic, religious and socio-economic backgrounds, and is committed to the highest academic standards in undergraduate education.
Are you ready to take the next step in your nursing career?
TheDoctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)program at Thomas Edison State University is an affordable doctoral degree program with a specialty area in Systems-Level Leadership. The program can be completed in 18-months (full-time) or 3 years (part-time). Courses are offered online and practicum hours for the DNP quality improvement project may be done at the student’s place of employment. This program requires students to have completed a BSN and a master’s degree in a related discipline. Thomas Edison State University is the online university of the state of New Jersey. We are currently taking applications for our fall cohort.
The Accelerated 2nd Degree BSNprogram at Thomas Edison State University is designed for adults who have already completed a bachelor’s degree (non-nursing) and are interested in becoming registered nurses. We are currently taking applications for our October 2020 cohort. The deadline for official documents is July 1st. We’ve seen the challenges our nurses are facing every day, especially in today’s health crisis. Now, more than ever, we need our nurses. If you’ve ever thought of becoming a nurse, please join us to find out how you can confidently achieve that goal – in only 12-months.
Union College – Nebraska
Now, even more than ever, the world needs nurses, and the nursing profession needs YOU! Union College is eager to help you achieve your goal so you can get out into the world and make a difference as a professional nurse. We have open seats in our January 2021 Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) cohort that we’re ready to fill!
Union College’s nursing program is one of the best and here’s why:
100% first-time NCLEX-RN (national licensure exam) pass rate for several of our recent graduating cohorts.
96% first-time NCLEX-RN pass rate average over the past 5 years.
No waiting list – the nursing curriculum is only five semesters long and clinical rotations begin the first semester of the nursing program. Apply now!
Clinicals are held in all the major hospital systems in Lincoln, Nebraska, and in the local community (don’t worry, we’re in the capital city of Nebraska which is full of college student opportunities).
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, and all faiths are welcome.
The Global Health Nursing elective course creates an opportunity to travel to a developing country over Spring Break to provide care.
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 ourwebsitefor more information. Questions? Contact Yary Jimenez, Health Sciences Enrollment Counselor, firstname.lastname@example.org 402-486-2674 – she’ll happily talk you through the application process.
Spring 2021 deadline: November 1 (NursingCAS application & fee)
Transcripts & Recommendations due within one month after posted deadline
100% Online Post-BSN Certificate—Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
Nurse Education Certificate
Case Management Certificate
Fall 2020 deadline: June 1
Spring 2021 deadline: September 1: Priority Deadline | October 15: NursingCAS application & fee
Transcripts & Recommendations due within one month after posted deadline
Graduate Programs & Post-MSN Certificates
Fall 2020 deadline: June 1
Spring 2021 deadline: September 1: Priority Deadline | October 15: NursingCAS application & fee
See below for term availability:
Adult-Gero Acute Care NP|Required weekly onsite labs
Fall 2020: DNP, MSN & Post-MSN NP
Spring 2021: Post-MSN NP
Adult-Gero Primary Care NP & Family NP
Fall 2020: DNP**, MSN* &Post-MSN NP***
Spring 2021: MSN* & Post-MSN NP***
Neonatal NP** & Pediatric Acute Care NP (MSN and Post-MSN NP)|Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana residents
Nurse Midwife (MSN)|Two onsite intensives
Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
Nursing Administration (DNP** and MSN)
Psychiatric Mental Health NP (DNP)
Fall 2020: DNP
Spring 2021: Post-MSN NP
Women’s Health NP (MSN)
Fall 2020 & Spring 2021
*Cincinnati Area Residents these programs: Select the *Cincinnati Metro Resident Application* to avoid online fees! **DNP programs have two required onsite visits. ***Post-MSN AG PCNP only available to Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana residents.
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University of Missouri – Columbia 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 as well as our *NEW* MS(N) and post graduate certificate 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 within weeks if you’re accepted so you can begin planning your future. We have rolling admissions. For more information on becoming a MIZZOU Nurse, visit our websiteor contact Dr. Miriam Butler (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Leslie McPeak 573-882-0200 (email@example.com).
University of Missouri – Kansas City University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies is currently accepting applications for our online Post-MSN Certificate and MSN Nurse Educator programs. Our application deadline is June 12, 2020 at 11:59pm CST. If you already possess an MSN (or DNP), you can pursue a nurse practitioner certificate in the following specialty areas of care (tracks):
The School of Nursing and Health Studies also offers various pathways to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Regardless if you are a high school student, licensed practical nurse (LPN), finishing up your associate’s degree at your local community college or coming from a different profession, the UMKC SoNHS has a pathway for you to launch or advance your nursing career.
Visit ourwebsiteto learn more about our BSN, MSN, DNP, Post-MSN CertificateandPhDCCNE-accredited programs. Additional information regarding our admission & application process for our Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing degrees visit SoNHS Admission. Questions? Contact the School of Nursing & Health Studies Student Services department at 816.235.1700 or firstname.lastname@example.org visit our website.
*We are no longer accepting applications for these specialty areas; our current 2019-2020 cohort is full. Checkout ourGraduate Admission websiteto stay abreast of our next cohort start dates and deadlines.
Ursuline College Due to high demand, Ursuline College is excited to announce that we are now offering 2 cohorts for our Fall 2020 Second Degree Accelerated Nursing Program (SDAP).
Cohorts will be limited to 25 students each (50 students total) and clinicals will be continued in our one-on-one format. Ursuline College is located outside of Cleveland Ohio, placing you in the heart of healthcare. Our SDAP program is offered in a 15-month format, maximizing your previous bachelor’s degree and fast-tracking your nursing career.
At $38,000, Ursuline’s program is an outstanding value based on our 100% first-time NCLEX pass rates, one-on-one clinicals at top-ranked hospitals like the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospital System, and 100% job placement rates. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, with additional cohorts available for January 2021 and May 2021. Admission is competitive and in order to be considered, applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or above from their graduating institution. For a full list of requirements, please visit ourwebsite.
Seats will fill fast and we recommend submitting your completed application before June 1st for a Fall 2020 cohort. Learn more on ourwebsiteor contact Dwane Newsom at email@example.com.
“The COVID-19 pandemic will provide many painful lessons about challenges in our health care system nationally,” said Breen School of Nursing Dean Patricia Sharpnack, DNP, RN, CNE, NEA-BC, ANEF, FAAN. “One compelling need is for more advanced practice nurses across the broad spectrum of health care settings. The Breen School of Nursing stands ready to help answer this need through our well-established DNP and post-graduate certificate programs.”
William Jewell College We are accepting applications for our January 2021, 16-month BSN program. This is a program for students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree or will complete it before January 2021. The priority application deadline for this program is August 1st, 2020 but we have already started admitting students for this cohort!
We are also accepting applications for our May 2021 Accelerated Track Nursing BSN program. This is a 12-month program for students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree or will complete it before the program start date.
Our programs feature:
85% employment rate prior to graduation
100% employment rate within 3-months of graduation
93% Accelerated Track first-time NCLEX pass rate in 2019
100% 4-year BSN first-time NCLEX pass rate in 2019
If you are interested in either of our Accelerated Programs, please contact Rebecca Broadbent, Admission Counselor for Accelerated Track Nursing at William Jewell College. She can be reached at 816-415-7678 (phone call), 816-579-0032 (text line), or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are also still accepting applications for our Fall 2020 Transfer BSN program. The application deadline for this program is June 30, 2020. Some features of our Transfer BSN program:
You will be more than a number. Our program recognizes and supports your strengths.
Have the most competitive clinical experiences. Attend clinicals in the best hospitals and care facilities in the nearby Kansas City region.
We are not a bridge program. An RN degree is not a requirement for the program.
If you are interested in this program, please contact Gina Mumpower-Turner, the Director of Transfer Admissions at William Jewell College. Her phone number is 816-415-7507, her text line is 816-675-5516 and her email is email@example.com.
North Park University North Park University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)degree is offered completely ONLINE. This post-master’s doctoral program is 33 semester hours total/seven semesters. DNP candidates become transformative leaders who are prepared to implement innovative change while practicing compassionate care. North Park is an NC-SARA partner. Consult with us about scholarships and tuition reduction for nonprofit nursing employees.
Deadline to apply has been extended until July 15, 2020.
Currently accepting applications for Fall 2020 cohort.
Oregon Health & Science University The application deadline for OHSU’sAdult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (Fall 2020 cohort) has been extended to June 30, 2020. This program is offered at the DNP level and can be finished in three years. Learn more about the application processhere.
The application deadline for OHSU’s Health Systems and Organizational Leadership(Fall 2020 cohort) has been extended to July 31, 2020. This program is offered online and can be finished in two years. Learn more about the application processhere.
Phillips School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Phillips School of Nursing still has a few seats available for its Fall 2020 ABSN program. Our 15-month program was recently ranked #8 out of 93 programs nationwide by Best Nursing Programs. The program is offered in a blended format that offers the flexibility needed for today’s adult learner to be successful.
PSON is a hospital-based nursing school where you will have the opportunity to learn from outstanding nurses, physicians and scientists in the Mount Sinai Health System—rated among the nation’s best. You will complete your clinical rotations in a variety of inpatient and community settings where you will have the opportunity to work with a variety of at-risk populations.
We are extending our deadlines to help you prepare your application during the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our admissions deadline has been extended to May 30th. In addition, the deadline to submit transcripts for pre-requisite courses is extended to July 31st. If your application has not yet been verified, please reach out to us firstname.lastname@example.org we will continue your assessment on an individual basis. Don’t hesitate to reach out if you have questions.
University of Miami The application deadline for allMSN & Post-Master’s Certificate programsfor the Fall 2020 term have been extended to Monday, June 1st! Apply today to be considered for the fall term.
University of South Florida USF Health’s College of Nursing has extended its Fall 2020 application deadline to June 15, 2020. With the extension, we will now review applications in Complete status which may include up-to-date unofficial transcripts! The extension applies to MSN, BS-DNP, and MS-DNP programs. Please see ourNursingCASprogram page, under University of South Florida, for additional details.
We understand how the public health emergency has affected normal business for schools and personnel, including your referrers, and we hope the extension helps you continue your pursuit to your advanced nursing degree program with USF Health’s College of Nursing. We also know the importance of growing the nursing workforce with well trained, compassionate, caring, advanced practice nurses who are experts in the field. We need you now more than ever.
Arkansas Tech University
Arkansas Tech University is making it easier for nursing leaders to apply to graduate school. The university recently joined NursingCAS for Fall 2020 to provide enhanced opportunity for students to consider a graduate nursing degree at Arkansas Tech. The ATU Master of Science in Nursing Administrationand Emergency Managementoffers a unique focus that will set graduates apartand prepare students to assume administrative roles in healthcare systems.More relevant now than ever,the program also provides training and insight to help students lead in planning and coordinating emergency response strategies related to healthcare. Come see how ATU helps its graduates become innovative leaders. Learn more at:bit.ly/atugradnursing.
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science is now accepting students for the RN-BSN Program for Summer 2020 and Fall 2020! Based in Los Angeles, California, the program can be completed in as little as 12-months! Eligible applicants include registered nurses with an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), and nursing students currently enrolled in an ADN program!
To learn more, please visit ourwebsite. If you would like more details, please contact Nicole Aquino (Sr. Undergraduate Enrollment Specialist) email@example.com 323-357-3675. We look forward to having you join the CDU family! Follow us on Facebook (Charles R. Drew University RN-BSN Program) or Instagram (@cdurnbsnprogram)!!
Texas A&M University Health Science Center Texas A&M University College of Nursingopened applications for two of their Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree tracks, MSN-Nursing Education and MSN-Forensic Nursing, on May 1, 2020 with applications due July 15, 2020. Graduates within each specialty complete a 36-semester credit hour curriculum with course instruction delivered primarily online, allowing students to balance career, family and other responsibilities while advancing their education.
The Master of Science in Nursing-Nursing Educationtrack prepares graduates to apply principles in the role of an educator within various patient care settings and in institutions of higher education. Upon completion of course requirements, graduates of the MSN-Nursing Education degree track are eligible to take theCertified Nurse Educator (CNE®) examination offered by the National League for Nursing.
TheMaster of Science in Nursing-Forensic Nursingtrack prepares graduates to provide care to victims and perpetrators of traumatic events or criminal acts. While caring for their patients, forensic nurses are also responsible for observing, recognizing, collecting and documenting forensic evidence related to the traumatic event or criminal act for subsequent use in civil or criminal legal proceedings.
Advance your education. Advance your career. Become an Aggie nurse. Prospective students are invited and encouraged to participate in avirtual student informationsession prior to application. For additional program information, please contact the Office of Student Affairs.
Wilmington University Now more than ever, WilmU works for healthcare professionals. Whether you’re just starting your education journey or looking to advance your career, WilmU has flexible, affordable, and 100% online options that work for you. Classes starting every eight weeks and WilmU doesn’t differentiate between in-state and out-of-state students, so all students are offered affordable in-state tuition rate regardless of where they live. Tuition is charged on a per-credit basis at the academic level of the degree or certificate program in which each student is enrolled, regardless of the academic level of each individual course.
Take your clinical and communication skills to the next level with the WilmU RN to BSN degree. This CCNE-accredited degree enhances your problem solving, confidence and leadership abilities.
Participate in community learning experiences, which allow you to give back and network with other nurses and healthcare professionals
Available 100% online or in a traditional classroom
Accelerated RN to BSN plus MSN Option: You can earn MSN credits as part of the RN to BSN degree program, saving both time and tuition dollars. Talk to your BSN degree program chair early to plan your path.
Advance your nursing career with WilmU’s flexible and affordable DNP degree. This CCNE-accredited program integrates your clinical and leadership skills.
Bridge the gap between research and clinical practices through coursework, experiential engagement hours and an evidence-based DNP project
Choose from 100% online or weekend intensive hybrid formats
Multiple pathways available:
Traditional DNP (with Advanced Practice or Leadership concentrations)
Combined DNP and MBA in Healthcare Administration
Combined DNP and Master of Science in Management with a Healthcare Administration concentration
PhD to DNP pathway
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