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.
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Abilene Christian University
Abilene Christian University is currently accepting applications to our online BSN to DNP and DNP programs for the Fall 2020 term. 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.
New, first-time students starting in our online BSN to DNP or DNP programs may qualify for a $10,000 DNP Scholarship. To be eligible, students must apply before the September 7, 2020 deadline and begin class on October 20, 2020. Terms and Conditions apply.
Ashland University: open seats in all undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. APPLY TODAY!!
Traditional BSN—a four-year, on-campus program with interactive, state-of-the-art, simulation labs along with core, and clinical nursing coursework. Prepares students to become Registered Nurses.
RN to BSN (online)—designed for working professionals who are licensed as Registered Nurses or preparing to complete their RN licensure. *RN-BSN new tuition rates are $250 per credit hour; $200 per credit hour for Corporate Partners.
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)—flexible, online format with occasional on-site requirements throughout the program. Specialty tracks include Family Nurse Practitioner (BSN to DNP), Advanced Practice (MSN to DNP), and Health Systems Leadership (BSN or MSN to DNP). Application materials due March 31 for May 2021 cohort. *HRSA Nurse Faculty Loan Program also available!
School Nurse Program – post-bachelor certificate program consisting of online coursework and a 160 to 320-hour internship in a school setting. Completion prepares students to practice as a professional School Nurse in alignment with the ANA and NASN Scope and Standards of Professional School Nursing Practice. NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR NEW PROGRAM: Master’s In Adult Education with School Nurse concentration!
Nurse Educator Certificate Program – for RNs with a BSN, MSN, or DNP or who are working on their DNP. Prepares nurses to teach in a nursing education program or healthcare setting. 12 credit hours of graduate-level online coursework and a 48-hour practicum/project.
For start dates and deadlines, call 419-289-5738 or visit our website.
Harding University has open seats for Spring 2021 – Contact Dr. Dona Clarin at 501-279-4859 or email@example.com to discuss our program. The FNP program can be completed in 7 semesters online (we do have on-campus workshops once a semester. Due to COVID, we have suspended the on-campus time, but we plan to resume the activities when it is safe to do so. During the on-campus time, students learn suturing techniques, network with their peers and faculty, learn from special guest speakers, and grow in knowledge, spiritually, and in relationships).
Harding University Carr College of Nursing (HCCN) is pleased to offer a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family Nurse Practitioner program. The curriculum is offered in a hybrid 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. The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) track educates students to become advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) with the opportunity to sit for the national certification exam upon graduation. With the education and certification of a Family Nurse Practitioner, the FNP will be able to work as a primary care provider within a variety of settings and with patient populations across the lifespan. As state and federal decisions shape the future of healthcare and advanced nursing practice, the graduate will be positioned to make a significant impact on safe, quality patient care.
Johns Hopkins University
Excellence. Community. Diversity. These are more than words at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. They are part of the blood that flows through the heart of the school, its students, faculty, and staff. As a top-ranked graduate nursing program, we take our positions as leaders in research, education, and practice and our roles as global citizens seriously. Our faculty and students come from different backgrounds, locations, and cultures to bring their own experiences into their learning and practice. We hope you’ll consider becoming a Hopkins nurse.
King University has open seats for Fall 2020 in our pre-licensure BSN program. Students are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as they meet eligibility requirements.
- King University has small class sizes.
- The Nursing program of study is only four semesters.
- Clinical experiences are completed in acute care hospital and community settings and include simulation labs.
- Guaranteed admission to MSN program for students meeting certain requirements.
Please contact Dr. Amy Edmison, BSN Program Coordinator, for additional information at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about King University, visit our website (www.king.edu).
Mary Baldwin University
RN-BSN – $10K for 30 nursing credits! Plus….Get credit for what you know. MBU offers RN to BSN students portfolio review for prior learning credits at no cost. Complete the program in as few as 3 semesters or up to 5 years.
MSN – Complete the program in as few as 4 semesters or up to 5 years. Choose from 3 concentrations.
RN-BSN-MSN – Earn your BSN while enrolled in an MSN program by taking dual-credit courses. Complete the program in as few as 7 semesters or up to 7 years.
Mercy College of Health Sciences
Become a nursing leader in just 12 months for $10,000. Are you a licensed, registered nurse with a diploma or ASN degree? If so, Mercy College PLUS’s RN-BSN program helps prepare you for advanced leadership roles. Start classes this Fall!
- 100% online
- Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer start dates
- 10-week courses to fit your busy schedule
- 26 major credits
For more RN-BSN information contact Debbie Lively at email@example.com or 515-412-0214. For all other Nursing programs contact Grace Dunn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-635-1178.
Missouri State University
Ready to take the next step? Complete your RN to BSN online with Missouri State University. There is still time to apply and start in October or January.
- Flexible for the working RN
- 100% online
- Same affordable tuition for in-state and out-of-state
- 5 start times per year
- Finish in as little as 12-months
Apply Today! Questions? Email us at email@example.com.
Take your nursing practice career to the next level.
- BSN-DNP students prepare for entry-level primary care practice as a family nurse practitioner.
- Post-Master’s DNP students learn how to improve patient outcomes and reduce health disparities as a leader in health care.
- Post-Master’s graduate certificates are also available.
View all our undergraduate and graduate nursing programs on our website.
Mount St. Joseph University
Why Choose MSN-MAGELIN?
- It offers the shortest path for college graduates who want to enter the field of nursing.
- Students earn a master’s degree and are ready to enter the nursing profession as a generalist.
- The courses emphasize patient-centered care, evidence-based practice, research, leadership in health care, and theoretical perspectives.
- Students acquire nursing skills in a state-of-the-art, high-fidelity human simulation lab and nursing learning lab.
- Nursing faculty at the Mount are dedicated to your success.
The program spans four consecutive semesters and students enroll in 15-17 credit hours each semester. The courses are primarily offered in the daytime format; however, some evening and Saturday clinicals are offered. Students can be conditionally accepted into the program while working on prerequisite courses. Prerequisite courses need to be completed before the program cohort begins. MSN-MAGELIN has rolling admission. Applications are taken until 4 weeks before the cohort start date or the cohort is at capacity. Cohorts begin in January, May, and August.
Roseman University of Health Sciences
Roseman University of Health Sciences is currently accepting applications for our BSN and MSN-FNP programs beginning in the year 2021!
Our 18-month BSN program operates in Henderson, NV and the Salt Lake Valley of Utah. With two campus locations, students can 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
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 an MSN-FNP, Roseman University College of Nursing is here to help. NOW IS THE TIME!! For more information, inquire at http://gonursing.roseman.edu.
St. Petersburg College
Apply Now and Kick Start Your Nursing Career!
Open doors to more employment opportunities by advancing your education with a BSN. The RN-to BSN program at St. Petersburg College is nationally accredited by CCNE and can be completed in as little as 3 semesters.
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.
Before applying, you must have three things:
- An active, clear RN license in the United States
- An associate’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited college (or diploma in nursing from an ACEN/NLN-accredited program).
- A minimum GPA of 2.0
Why Choose SPC for your RN-BSN Degree?
- Flexible scheduling – students can choose to do the entire program online or attend face-to-face classes. We are currently offering classes in a “Live Online” format in lieu of face-to-face due to the COVID-19 crisis.
- Each course is 8 weeks in length (known as a modmester).
- No waiting lists and students can start the program in any modmester (January, March, June, August, October).
- 32 core nursing credits required. Core credits can be completed in 3 semesters (2 courses each semester), or students can choose to take their time and complete the program at their own pace.
For further information about the RN-BSN program, please refer to our CAS page or visit our SPC nursing webpage. You may also contact our specialist nursing advisors at HEC_Advising@spcollege.edu.
South Dakota State University
South Dakota State University (SDSU) has open seats in a number of undergraduate nursing programs, including:
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 are 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. The application is open. 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 website for more information.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
The UTHSC College of Nursing is accepting applications for fall 2021 in our BSN, RN to BSN, PhD and DNP programs. The 12-month BSN is a full-time, one-year program for students who already hold a baccalaureate degree. Our RN to BSN program is online and designed for working adults.
We also offer multiple DNP concentrations including Adult Gerontology/Acute Care, Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Primary Care, Pediatric Acute Care and Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. In addition, we offer post-DNP certificates, dual DNP concentrations, an RNFA certificate, a PhD program and a dual DNP/PhD program. To learn more or start your application, please visit our website.
Trine University’s RN to BSN degree program builds on the knowledge, skills, and experience you’ve gained as a registered nurse. As a student in this fully online RN to BSN program, you will receive a quality, innovative educational experience to prepare you to deliver safe, culturally and contextually relevant evidence-based care in a variety of environments. You will learn to positively impact individuals, groups, and communities through scholarship, leadership, and service. With our recently reduced tuition, you can finish your BSN in as little as 12 months for just $250 per credit hour. Classes start every eight weeks, with the next term beginning August 24. Learn more at trine.edu/bsn.
Contact Daysha Jackson-Sanchez, Director of Student Services and Admission, Health Sciences Education Center at 260-702-8018 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 including every nursing graduate in 2020!
- 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 our website for more information. Questions? Contact Yary Jimenez, Health Sciences Enrollment Counselor, at email@example.com or 402-486-2674 – she’ll happily talk you through the application process.
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Visit the University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene website to learn more. Fall 2021 Applications Available: September 1, 2020.
Admission Deadline for Graduate Nursing, February 5, 2021, 6:59 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time / 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Admission Deadline for Undergraduate Nursing, January 5, 2021, 6:59 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time / 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
University of Miami
The 2020-2021 application cycle for the School of Nursing and Health Studies will open on September 1st! Apply early! The following programs will be available beginning September 1st:
- Spring 2021
- Summer 2021
- Fall 2021
- Spring 2022
For admission requirements and application deadlines, please visit our website. Feel free to contact the Office of Student Services at (305) 284-4325 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. We look forward to receiving your application!
University of Missouri – Columbia
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI SINCLAIR SCHOOL OF NURSING ONLINE DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE with *NEW* MS(N) and post graduate certificate options.
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 except for Graduate Certificate who start in Fall only. For more information on becoming a MIZZOU Nurse, visit our website or contact Dr. Miriam Butler (email@example.com) or Leslie McPeak 573-882-0200 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Tuition reduction announced for DNP & post-master’s certificates. As the COVID-19 pandemic heightens the need for highly skilled and advanced nurses, Ursuline College’s Breen School of Nursing is ready to help. We are reducing tuition by 30% for those who are seeking a DNP degree (Doctor of Nursing Practice) and/or who want to earn a post-master’s degree nursing certificate. Beginning fall 2020, students entering these programs will be offered a reduced tuition rate of $849/credit hour. Students in these programs benefit from excellent instruction and mentorship by faculty members who are experts in advanced nursing practice, public health, and health care leadership.
Learn more about how you can accelerate your career with a DNP or post-master’s nursing certificate by contacting Melanie Steele in the Graduate Admission Office, at 440-646-8146 or MSteele@ursuline.edu.
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 was August 1st, 2020 but we will continue to admit students for this cohort until November 15th, or until the cohort is full!
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 email@example.com.
We are also accepting applications for our Spring 2021 Transfer BSN program. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abilene Christian University
Abilene Christian University (ACU) is excited to announce a new online nursing program track. The Pre-Nursing Track is designed to help students complete the necessary prerequisites required to apply to the CCNE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at ACU. The first Pre-Nursing Track cohort will start on August 25, 2020. Applications can be submitted now for future enrollment dates.
Interested in learning more? Complete this form, or call us at 855-219-7300.
Looking forward to meet you all in our Online classes next January!
South Dakota State University
“As one season ends, and new one begins.”
Fall 2021 is an exciting time for us at South Dakota State University Graduate Nursing Program. We are excited to announce that we will have new program options starting Fall 2021. In September 2020, we will open the applications for several new degree options in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialty (Masters and DNP).
In addition, our PhD program as undergone “reconstruction” and starting Fall 2021, a new cohort of PhD students will begin their path to their doctoral degree. The curriculum has been ‘hammered out”, delivery methods revised, and the renovations will be revealed in the near future. The applications for the “remodeled” PhD program will open this Fall as well.
Be watching our website for more information in the coming weeks. We hope you are as excited as we are! Explore your graduate nursing options at South Dakota State University – we have a program for you.
The University of South Dakota
The University of South Dakota is excited to offer a new online program for Spring 2021. The Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree with Organizational and System Leadership. Application deadline: October 1st, 2020.
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better on conferred master’s degree based on a 4.0 scale.
- Completed NursingCAS application
- $70 application fee
- Official transcripts verifying receipt of a bachelor’s in nursing (or equivalent) and master’s degree
- Three (3) professional letters of recommendation
- Statement of purpose (500 words or less
- Copy of current nursing license
For more details visit our website. Questions contact USD online at 605-658-6200 or by email at email@example.com.
The University of South Dakota is excited to offer a new online program for Fall 2021. The Master of Science in Nursing with Nursing Informatics and e-Health specialization. Application deadline: May 1, 2021.
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 or better on conferred bachelor’s degree based on a 4.0 scale
- Completed NursingCAS application
- $75 application fee
- Official transcripts verifying receipt of an undergraduate degree and previous graduate credit earned
- Three (3) professional letters of recommendation
- Statement of purpose (500 words or less)
- Copy of current nursing license
NursingCAS Customer Service
For application-related questions, contact NursingCAS Customer Service by chat via the icon in the lower right corner of your NursingCAS application, by phone at 617-612-2880, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM ET. For the quickest response, contact Customer Service by chat. Customer Service typically provides responses to emails within two business days; however, response times can take up to three business days during peak times. Be sure to have your CAS ID number (located under your name in the upper-right corner of the application) when contacting NursingCAS.
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