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.
Arkansas Tech University Arkansas Tech University is still accepting applications for Fall 2021! You qualify for in-state tuition if you are a resident of a state that borders Arkansas or are active duty military, a veteran, or a dependent of either!
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.
Florida International University
Florida International University is currently accepting applications for our Spring 2022 admission cycle. We are accepting applications for the Post-BSN to DNP and Post-MSN DNP programs.
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.
Family Nurse Practitioner: Available to registered nurses who have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. This program prepares nurses to practice as family nurse practitioners in a number of settings and across the lifespan. The program consists largely of online courses with on-campus intensives three times throughout the program. Part-time and full-time tracks are available.
Second MSN option: For registered nurses and advanced practice registered nurses who have completed an MSN in another area, up to 15 hours of essential MSN courses may count toward the 45-hour MSN-FNP degree completion.
Post-Graduate Certificate, Family Nurse Practitioner: This option is available to registered nurses or advanced practice registered nurses who have earned an MSN in another area of emphasis. Students in this option may complete up to 32 credit hours in the MSN-FNP program. Upon completion of the required courses, students will be eligible to sit for the FNP national certification exam.
King University has open seats for Fall 2021 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 with no more than 40 students per cohort.
NCLEX pass rate is above the national average.
Students experience meaningful interaction with instructors.
Students receive individualized remediation with scores below 80.
Students are mentored by a faculty member post-graduation until successful completion of NCLEX.
The nursing program of study is only four semesters.
Clinical experiences are completed in acute care hospitals and community settings and include simulation labs.
Clinical placements range from acute care settings to long-term settings.
Specialty placement in pediatrics, obstetrics, and mental health.
Student input/request for placement in capstone – 120 precepted hours.
Guaranteed admission to the MSN program for students meeting certain requirements.
100% job placement within 6 months of graduation.
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.
Loyola University New Orleans
Loyola University New Orleans has joined NursingCAS and is now accepting applications for Fall 2021!
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 freshman, or transfer in pre-requisites to begin nursing coursework as a sophomore. The RN-BSN and graduate programs are online to allow flexibility for working nurses. 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 websitefor 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.
MGH Institute of Health Professions
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 the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, Spring (January) 2022 entry – Rolling Admission.
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 ourwebsitefor specific application information, requirements, and links to the appropriate NursingCAS cycle.
Please contact the Office of Admissions (email@example.com) with any questions. We look forward to receiving your NursingCAS application!
Invest in the future of healthcare by joining our interprofessionalSchool of Nursing, where all programs are designed to meet the needs of working nurses.
RN-BSN– $10K for 30 nursing credits! Plus….Get credit for what you know. MBU offers RN-BSN students a portfolio review for prior learning credits at no cost. Complete our 100% online program in as few as 3 semesters or up to 5 years.
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.
Affordable with competitive tuition rates and transfer scholarships available
Seamless transfer process
Looking for a four-year BSN program? Students in ourBSN programcan 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.
Rush University Ranked No. 1 overall for Doctor of Nursing Practice programs and No. 13 for Master of Science in Nursing programs by U.S. News & World Report, Rush University College of Nursing offers MSN, DNP, and PhD degree options for students to advance the quality of patient care and nursing practice. Through our carefully designed programs, students experience the Rush commitment to clinical scholarship and the art of nursing in action. As a leader in nursing education Rush is a top choice among nurses seeking to progress professionally.
We invite you to take the next step in your nursing career and apply to be a Rush nurse today!
We are still accepting Spring 2022 applicants for the following programs:
Master’s (Entry-Level) for Non-Nurses with a Bachelor’s degree
Samuel Merritt University Samuel Merritt University is currently offering $10,000 Affinity Scholarships to all first-time, full-time MSN FNP online and DNP-FNP applicants for the Fall 2021 term. The Community Impact Scholarship and First Generation Scholarship are two examples of these available opportunities. Visit our Family Nurse PractitionerorDoctor of Nursing Practiceprogram pages to gather more details about the scholarships and eligibility.
OurRN to BSN program is also currently accepting applications. Visit ourwebsiteto learn more about our nursing programs and commitment to serving diverse communities. The Fall 2021 application deadline for these programs is July 1, 2021.
South Dakota State University 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, Rapid City, and Sioux Falls campuses. The Aberdeen and Rapid City locations are currently accepting applications for the Spring 2022 program that begins in January 2022 in Aberdeen and Rapid City, South Dakota. For more information, contact Sara Olson firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on the Sioux Falls program that begins in Fall 2022 (August 2022), contact Cami Veire email@example.com.
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 open with revolving start times every 7 weeks. For more information, contact Cami Veire atCamilla.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 ourwebsitefor more information.
Trine University is currently accepting applications for our online RN to BSN and MSN programs.
Our RN to BSN program is designed for students who hold an unrestricted RN license and want to advance their career with a BSN. With our recently reduced tuition, you can finish your BSN in as little as 12 months for just $250 per credit hour.
Our new MSN program is designed for nurses with BSNs who want to advance their education further. We offer two tracks: Nurse Educator and Nurse Leadership that you can complete in as little as a year and a half.
Classes start every eight weeks, with the next term beginning June 28, 2021. Learn more at trine.edu/nursing. Contact Jessica Bremer, Director of Recruiting and Student Services, at 260-665-4819 email@example.com.
Union College – Nebraska
Just a few open seats left for the August 2021 BSN program at Union College! We’re eager to help you achieve your goal and get out into the world to make a difference as a professional nurse.
Union College’s Nursing Program is one of the best and here’s why:
97% first-time NCLEX-RN pass rate for five of the past six graduating cohorts.
The acceptance rate for the Spring 2021 cohort was over 90% for qualified applicants.
The average cumulative GPA of our students at acceptance is 3.2, and 100% of our graduates taking the NCLEX-RN in 2020 passed on their first attempt.
Transfer scholarships of up to 1/2 price tuition and no out-of-state tuition expenses!
In-person classes and clinicals with appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
No waiting list – the nursing curriculum is only five semesters long and clinical rotations begin the first semester of the nursing program.
Clinicals are 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 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 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! Questions? Contact Yary Jimenez, Health Sciences Enrollment Counselor, at firstname.lastname@example.org 402-486-2674. Let’s work together to get you on your way to becoming a nurse!
Come join us at Union University and make your goal of earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing a reality! Our 15-month, full-time Accelerated BSN program provides extensive clinical rotations and simulation lab practice with state-of-the-art technology so that our students graduate as excellent and skilled nurses. Our program is also unique in that our undergraduate students get hands-on experience learning from cadavers in our gross anatomy lab! Nursing students graduating from Union have a 100% employment rate upon graduation and a 96% NCLEX pass rate, making them competitive in the job market. We also have excellent faculty who care about our students’ academic achievement, as well as their personal growth.
All three of our campuses – Hendersonville (Nashville, TN), Germantown (Memphis, TN), and Jackson – have available spots in the cohorts beginning in Fall 2021! We admit applicants who have already earned a bachelor’s degree, and applicants who are over the age of 24 who do not hold a bachelor’s degree. Take a look at our admissions criteria and prerequisite requirements on our website!
We operate on a rolling admission process, so, as soon as you complete the application and we see that you meet the admission criteria, we can offer you acceptance into the program. Apply today until July 15th (application deadline) so that you can realize your dream of being a BSN!
*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:
The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is still accepting applications for the Leadership, Analytics & Innovation MSN program! You could start your leadership MSN program at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor as early as January. This program prepares nurse leaders to move health care forward. If you’re ready to learn how to lead decision-making in health care using data to drive actions, apply today!
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.
#8 Nursing Master’s program (U.S. News and World Report)
A respected leader in the health and healing professions, Ursuline offers flexible, affordable master’s, post master’s, and doctoral nursing degrees.
Graduate nursing courses are presented in Ursuline’s value-based framework and emphasize the clinical components of advanced practice nursing. All students enrolled in the program take the master’s core courses to enhance clinical reasoning and utilize evidence-based practice. Through the advanced practice core, students develop the knowledge and skills to become advanced practice nurses.
Accelerated B.S.N./Second Degree Program: 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, 2021, 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 email@example.com.
The Sioux Falls Accelerated BSN will open its application in October 2021 for the Fall (August) 2022 program in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. For more information, contact Cami Veire firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shepherd University Beginning Fall 2021, Shepherd University is pleased to offer a post-graduate certificate program for individuals who have national certification as APRN and hold a PhD or DNP. Two tracks will be available: Family Nurse Practitioner and Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. In addition, the Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner is being offered as a new BSN to DNP track beginning Fall 2021.
For more information, please contact Sharon Mailey PhD, RN, Director, School of Nursing, Shepherd University at 304-876-5344 email@example.com. Please visit our websitefor more information on our Doctor of Nursing Practice program.
Trine University is proud to announce a new degree to its nursing program! Following the successful launch of our online RN-to-BSN program last fall, Trine University is enrolling students in a new Master of Science in Nursing degree program. Registered Nurses who have completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) can choose from two tracks: Nurse Educator and Nurse Leadership.
Classes begin August 23, 2021 and will be offered entirely online, allowing you to complete the program on your own schedule and at your own pace. Visit trine.edu/nursing to learn more!
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