The NursingCAS Applicant Newsletter is a monthly newsletter intended to keep you informed about programs with available space, deadline extensions, and new programs added to NursingCAS. The newsletter will feature:
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Over 100 programs have an August 1, 2021 NursingCAS application deadline. Register today to attend an upcoming webinar, Preparing and Strengthening Your NursingCAS Application, on Tues. July 27, 2pm EST! Don’t miss out and register now! This webinar will be led by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and NursingCAS.
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Abilene Christian University
New, first-time students starting in our online BSN to DNP or DNP programs may qualify for a $5,000 DNP Scholarship. To be eligible, students must apply before August 16, 2021, and begin class on August 24, 2021. Terms and Conditions apply.
Ready to enroll? Please call 855-219-7300 or complete this form.
Arkansas Tech University
The only of its kind in the state of Arkansas, ATU’s 100% online Master of Science in Nursing Administration and Emergency Management offers a unique focus that will set graduates apart and 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. See how ATU helps its graduates become innovative leaders at bit.ly/atugradnursing.
Accelerated Nursing Second Degree Program—an on-campus program that prepares students with bachelor’s degrees in other fields to become a Registered Nurse (15 months/4 semesters).
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 $295 per credit hour.
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 to DNP and MSN to DNP). *HRSA Nurse Faculty Loan Program is also available!
School Nurse Program—post-bachelor certificate program for RNs consisting of online coursework and a 160 to 320-hour internship in a school setting. Completion prepares nurses to practice as professional School Nurse in alignment with the ANA and NASN Scope and Standards of Professional School Nursing Practice.
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.
The Master’s Entry to Nursing Practice (MENP) degree is for those who have a bachelor’s degree in any field other than nursing and want to enter the nursing profession as a Registered Nurse (RN). This program is offered at DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus and the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine campus in North Chicago.
DNP program (for BSN or MSN-prepared RNs)
DePaul’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program will give you the leadership, business, and research skills you need to work effectively with advanced health care providers, administrators, and researchers. The DNP tracks include: Adult-Gerontological Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner.
MS in Nursing (for ADN or BSN-prepared RNs)
If you’re a registered nurse, DePaul’s MS in Nursing program will help you develop the skills and credentials you need to become a nurse administrator, nurse educator, family nurse practitioner, or adult-gerontology nurse practitioner. The program can be completed 100% online with clinical placements in your state of residence (some states excluded- email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information).
Florida International University
A little about our programs:
Our Post-BSN to DNP confers an MSN NP in route to the DNP, allowing students to become licensed APRNs during their final semesters, as they complete their DNP. This program is designed for students who have obtained a BSN and are looking for a direct path on their journey to obtaining the DNP. Our Post-MSN to DNP focuses on improving healthcare by facilitating a culture of patient safety, evidence-based practice, culturally competent care for diverse patients/populations, and by providing the additional skills necessary to develop advanced practice nursing leaders for the future.
Application deadline: August 1
Holy Family University
We offer competitive tuition, excellent student resources, and have a clinical coordinator on staff to assist in clinical placements!
We welcome you to attend future information sessions! Learn more on our website or contact Marie Leonard, Associate Director of Graduate and Professional Studies at 267-341-3024 or email email@example.com.
Johns Hopkins University
Still Accepting Spring 2022 Applications for the Following Program:
Questions? Contact the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Office of Admissions at 410-955-7548 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Loyola University New Orleans
Whether you are someone interested in becoming a nurse, or an RN looking to further your education with an MSN or DNP degree, Loyola offers programs of study to fit your educational and career goals. The pre-licensure BSN program is a traditional on-campus program where you can begin as a traditional first-year student, or transfer in pre-requisites to begin nursing coursework as a second-year student (Transfer applications for the traditional BSN program are closed, but first-year applications are still open). The RN-BSN and graduate programs are online to allow flexibility for working nurses. Seats are available for Fall 2021, apply today.
Registered nurses make a profound impact on the care and wellbeing of patients. A degree from Loyola can open up new career possibilities, enabling you to make an even greater difference in the lives of others and the healthcare field as a whole.
Visit our website for more information about your program of interest (select the online tab for more information about RN-BSN or a graduate nursing program). Program tuition and fees are eligible for generous federal financial aid packages (including federal loans) and other limited tuition assistance programs, such as employer tuition assistance programs.
Manchester University Fort Wayne
The ABSN program is for future nurses who already have a bachelor’s degree in another field and would like to pursue a path toward becoming a registered nurse. Manchester offers a full-time, 16-month program that can get you on the fast track to a new, meaningful, and rewarding career.
The application deadline is August 1; however, the admissions committee reviews applications on a rolling basis. If you are interested in the Fall 2021 program, submit your NursingCAS application as soon as possible to be considered for a seat in the class for Fall 2021!
Mary Baldwin University
Invest in the future of healthcare by joining our interprofessional School of Nursing, where all programs are designed to meet the needs of working nurses.
BSN-DNP – $5K in scholarships for admitted students to our inaugural cohort! A DNP that sets you free. Our FNP and AG-ACNP tracks are the only hybrid programs in Virginia and are designed with you in mind. Complete our full-time, cohort-based, advanced practice program in 3 years or 9 semesters.
Post-MSN DNP – $5K in scholarships for admitted students to our inaugural cohort! Enhance your leadership skills and clinical experience. Our Post-MSN DNP opens the door to even more career advancement opportunities. Complete our part-time, hybrid program in 2 years or 6 semesters.
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! Classes begin October 4.
MGH Institute of Health Professions
Our intensive curriculum builds upon the skills and knowledge that you have accomplished in other degrees and careers preparing 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, 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 the 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, requirements, and links to the appropriate NursingCAS cycles. Please contact the Office of Admissions (email@example.com) with any questions. We look forward to receiving your NursingCAS application!
Missouri State University
Looking for a four-year BSN program? Students in our BSN program can have a traditional university experience while completing an exceptional clinical program. Our program is selective, but student-centered, allowing you to receive more one-on-one attention from faculty members who help students make professional connections that will last long after graduation. The application for Spring 2022 is open now and will close on July 31, 2021.
Advance your career and knowledge with a graduate degree. Get your Master of Science in Nursing with an option in either:
Take your nursing practice career to the next level.
For questions and assistance on any of our programs, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We are here to help!
South Dakota State University
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 careers. Application is open with revolving start times every 7 weeks. For more information, contact Cami Veire at Camilla.email@example.com.
The SDSU College of Nursing boasts a 97.52% pass rate on the NCLEX and 90% job placement among its four campuses: Brookings, Sioux Falls, Rapid City, and Aberdeen. Visit our website for more information.
Texas Wesleyan University
Go from an RN to a CRNA in 36 months in our entry-level Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice program. Apply now to start in Fall 2022. Our expert professors will work with you directly to get the hands-on training you need to become an independent practitioner and handle any O.R.
Questions? Contact our graduate admissions counselors for more information.
Union College – Nebraska
Union College’s Nursing Program is one of the best and here’s why:
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! Questions? Contact Yary Jimenez, Health Sciences Enrollment Counselor, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402-486-2674. Let’s work together to get you on your way to becoming a nurse!
University of Cincinnati
DEADLINES—Programs close before deadlines once capacity is reached.
GRAD PROGRAM AVAILABILITY—100% Online Courses unless otherwise noted. Programs not listed have been filled.
*CINCINNATI AREA RESIDENTS for MSN & Post-MSN Family NP and MSN AGPC NP: Select the *Cincinnati Metro Application*. Residents of all other areas select the *Distance Learner* application. Metro Area Counties:
Contact email@example.com for additional information.
University of Miami
For admission requirements and application deadlines, please visit sonhs.miami.edu/academics. 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 Michigan – Ann Arbor
The Winter 2022 application is currently open with an early application deadline of August 1, 2021, and the final deadline will be October 15, 2021.
The Recruiting and Admissions team is here to help! Contact us at UMSN-GradAdmissions@med.umich.edu or 734-763-5985 if you have any questions.
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. Our next admission cycle is summer/fall except for Graduate Certificate students who start in the 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).
Hear more about our program from one of our students.
University of St. Thomas-Houston
There is still time to apply for Fall 2021 Admissions. Our admissions deadline has been extended to August 15, 2021. Apply today for the RN to Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice.
If you are interested in learning more about the Nursing admissions process, please email Sara Johnson, Senior Nursing Admissions Counselor at email@example.com or call 713-313-6067.
Follow us on social media at @NursingAtUST on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
William Jewell College
We are also inviting students to attend our Accelerated Track Nursing Information Nights. Please check the NursingCAS calendar for dates, links, and times.
Our programs feature:
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.
Doctor of Nursing Practice Deadline Extension!
A flexible, online format with occasional on-site requirements throughout the program, DNP specialty tracks include Family Nurse Practitioner (BSN to DNP), Advanced Practice (MSN to DNP), and Health Systems Leadership (BSN to DNP and MSN to DNP). *HRSA Nurse Faculty Loan Program is also available! Corporate Partner employees save 10% – apply today!
For more information, call 419-289-5738 or visit our website.
Nova Southeastern University
Apply today for our Fall 2021 cohort! If you have any questions feel free to contact us at 954-262-1975 or at email@example.com.
Located in Boston’s renowned Longwood Medical Area, the School of Nursing provides rigorous academic preparation, exceptional clinical experiences, and research opportunities.
Our 2-year full-time (3 years for part-time) program is designed for Registered Nurses with degrees in nursing or a related field who wish to advance their careers. This program consists of three components – foundational courses, primary care, and research.
We have close relationships with the world-renowned teaching hospitals and research facilities that surround the Simmons campus like Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Our students expand their knowledge by completing clinical practicums, attending lectures, and taking advantage of research opportunities.
Questions? Contact the Office of Graduate Admission at firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Dakota State University
South Dakota State University (SDSU) College of Nursing 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, Rapid City, and Sioux Falls campuses. The Aberdeen/Rapid City program has extended the application for Spring (January) 2022 and is currently accepting applications on a rolling basis until September 1 or until the program is filled with qualified applicants. Applicants interested in a Spring (January) 2022 start date should apply to the Aberdeen/Rapid City application in NursingCAS. For more information, contact Sara Olson at email@example.com.
University of Cincinnati
SPRING 2022 POST-MSN DNP DEADLINE EXTENSION: October 15
The SPRING 2022 deadline for our 100% ONLINE Post-MSN DNP program has been extended to OCTOBER 15. Transcripts & References are not due until NOVEMBER 15, so there is plenty of time to apply!
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Helene Fuld College of Nursing
The application deadline for the January 2022 AAS start term is September 20. For any questions regarding the admissions process, please contact the Admissions Department by emailing email@example.com.
In addition, the Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner is being offered as a new BSN to DNP track beginning Fall 2021. Please visit our website for more information on our Doctor of Nursing Practice program.
For more information, please contact Sharon Mailey PhD, RN, Director, School of Nursing, Shepherd University at 304-876-5344 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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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