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 to our online Pre-Nursing, RN to BSN, BSN to DNP, and DNP programs for the Summer 2021 term. Right now, we are offering over $400,000 in total scholarships to new ACU Online students. Visitacu.edu/online to apply or to learn more about these 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 April 19, 2021, and begin class on May 4, 2021. Terms and Conditions apply.
Arkansas Tech University Arkansas Tech University is still accepting applications for the Summer 2021 term and later! 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 atbit.ly/atugradnursing.
Ashland University has 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). *HRSA Nurse Faculty Loan Program is 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: Masters 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 ourwebsite.
Baldwin Wallace University
Our Accelerated BSN program is still accepting applications for its Fall 2021 cohort!
Offered full-time and in-person, this 15-month program is designed for students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree and are interested in earning a BSN. Located near Cleveland, OH, BW ABSN students will have the opportunity to participate in clinical rotations at renowned healthcare organizations, including the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals. Upon completion of BW’s ABSN program, students obtain superior pass rates on the NCLEX-RN exam, resulting in an average first-timepass rate of 95%. For more information on our program, visit theAccelerated BSN homepage.
Our application deadline for the Accelerated BSN program is May 15, 2021. Prerequisite courses for the program must be completed by July 31, 2021.
To learn more about the Accelerated BSN program at BW, please call 440-826-2915 or email@example.com.
Barry University 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 Program, starting in August 2021.
If accepted to the Traditional Option, you will 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 2022 Accelerated Option BSN Program. The Accelerated Option 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.
Belmont University is located in Nashville, Tennessee, and offers on-campus programs for advanced nursing practice. Since 2004 (17 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 to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 615-460-6752.
Ferris State University
Ferris State University is taking DNP applications through August 15, 2021, for Fall 2021. This two-year program is 100% online with small cohorts. If you have any questions, please emailStephanieGustman@ferris.edu.
Apply NOW for Fall 2021
Master of Science in Nursing, 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.
Holy Family University is now offering our MSN online! MSN students take two 8-week online courses each semester to complete the MSN program in approximately 1.5 years completing 30 credits (10 courses) in 5 semesters. A tuition benefit for Fall 2021 is about an 18% discount! Please join us atfuture information sessionsor I am happy to provide more information!
Advance your skills through a variety of experiential and clinical activities. Graduates of the MSN program are prepared to progress to advanced practice programs at the doctoral level e.g., DNP/Nurse Practitioner programs, PhD programs, EdD programs, or post-master’s certificate programs. We also offer ourMSN to DNP/LeadershipandMSN to DNP/FNP transition from the MSN easy for the continuing students!
Happy to chat and provide information.
Marie TC Leonard, MBA
Associate Director of Graduate and Professional Studies Holy Family University HFH 102www.holyfamily.edu
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 hospital 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 email@example.com. For more information about King University, visit ourwebsite.
Advance your nursing career and earn your BSN from a university with a strong tradition in nursing education. Lewis University offers an accelerated RN to BSN Completion program designed specifically for the working registered nurse.
Now accepting applications for Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 terms.
Advisors will work with you to build an individual degree timeline that works with your schedule.
Classes start every 8 weeks, fully online.
Maximize transfer credit accepting up to 72 hours, plus prior learning credit for your RN license.
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– 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 – 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
Ready to jump-start your Nursing career this Fall?
With one of the most affordable Accelerated BSN programs in the country, Mercy College of Health Sciences 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. The program is designed for students with a previous baccalaureate degree in a non-nursing major or at least 68 hours of college credit.
If you meet our admissions requirements, we’ll see you in August! Classes start August 30, 2021. Submit your application and all official transcripts by April 1st to be considered for our Fall 2021 semester! For more information, contact Grace Dunn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-635-1178.
MidAmerica Nazarene University
MNU will begin reviewing applications for the ABSN program in March. The group will begin this full-time in-person program in August 2021. Learn about nursing programs on ourwebsite.
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 start will open in June 2021.
North Park University North Park University Chicago is accepting applications for admission into the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. Become an effective leader prepared to implement innovative change while practicing compassionate care.
Online. Two-year post-master’s program. CCNE accredited. N-SARA Member. The next cohort begins Fall 2021 (the last week of August).
Oklahoma City University Oklahoma City University’s Kramer School of Nursing is still accepting applications for all programs for Fall 2021 (August). All programs are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis until all seats are filled. This includes our BSN, RN-BSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care, and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner programs. Scholarships are also still available. Apply soon! More information on our programs.
Roseman University of Health Sciences Roseman University College of Nursing is now accepting applications for ourBSNand MSN/FNPprograms. Our18-month BSNprogram gives you the opportunity to gain extensive nursing experience while allowing adequate time for exploring the abundance of outdoor recreation, variety of entertainment, and rich culture of our Nevada and Utahlocations. You’ll accumulate approximately 696 clinical hours through full clinical shifts and have the opportunity to work alongside veteran nurses in a variety of clinical settings.
BSN Success Rates (2019 avg.):
91.38% NCLEX pass rates
96.95% Completion rates
95.29% Job placement rates
Already have a BSN and want to advance your career? We offer a 23-month MSN/FNPprogram for those seeking educational, developmental, and professional growth opportunities as a nurse practitioner. This asynchronous program allows you to work full-time and complete clinical hours in your current location, with prior approval.
Whether you’re looking to jump-start your career with a BSN or advance your career with an MSN/FNP, Roseman University College of Nursing is here for you. Now is the time to make your mark as a future Roadrunner! Connect with your personal admissions representative today atgonursing.roseman.edu/ncas.
Thomas Edison State University
Open Seats! TESU is currently accepting applications for its online DNP program, ranked the #1 most affordable DNP program in NJ byDNPPrograms.com! ALL students pay the same per-credit tuition rate, regardless of the state of residence. The DNP program offers part-time* and full-time** options.
NO GRE or GMAT required
Tuition payment plan available
Up to nine doctoral creditsmay be transferredif:
They are less than five years old;
From an accredited institution;
Are equivalent to a TESU DNP program course;
The student earned a grade of “B” or better.
*Part-time is 36-months with one course at a time over 12-week terms. Two cohorts per year, starting each January (application deadline November 15) and October (application deadline August 1).
**The full-time option is 18-months, with two courses at a time over 12-week terms. One cohort per year starting each October (application deadline August 1).
Accelerated BSN Program Open Seats! TESU also offers an Accelerated BSN program. This program, ranked the #1 Accelerated BSN program in NJ by RegisteredNursing.Org, provides students with a direct route to the BSN degree! Our average first-time NCLEX passing score of 97% continues to exceed nationwide NCLEX passing scores for BSNA programs. This 60-credit full-time hybrid program takes just 15-months to complete. Two cohorts per year – May (application deadline February 1) and September (application deadline June 1).
Tuition payment plans available
Small class size
The program includes three graduate courses (nine credits) at undergraduate tuition rate for transfer to MSN program of studies.
TESU also offers Pre-BSN, RN-BSN, RN-BSN/MSN and MSN degree programs.
For more information visit:TESU Nursing. Questions? Please call: (609) 777-5680.
Trine University is currently accepting applications for our online RN to BSN program. This 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. Classes start every eight weeks, with the next term beginning May 17, 2021. Learn more attrine.edu/bsn.
Contact Jessica Bremer, Director of Recruiting and Student Services, at 260-665-4819 or email@example.com.
Union College – Nebraska
The world needs nurses, and the nursing profession needs YOU! Union College is eager to help you achieve your goal and get out into the world to make a difference as a professional nurse. We have open seats in our August 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 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 our first-time NCLEX-RN pass rate average over the past 5 years is 97%.
Transfer scholarships of up to 1/2 price tuition!
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, firstname.lastname@example.org 402-486-2674. Let’s work together to get you on your way to becoming a nurse!
Combines online and on-campus learning, which is convenient for working professionals
Only 3 semesters
Assistance with clinical sites; all students are partnered with a community preceptor
The deadline to apply for the Spring 2022 term is August 1, 2021
Feel free to contact the Office of Student Services at (305) 284-4325 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. 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).
UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing offers a full complement of top-ranked programs for students at every stage of their nursing career. From our pre-licensure programs to Master’s, DNP, PhD, and post-degree opportunities, to a wide array of continuing education programs, Carolina Nursing excels at advancing the art and science of nursing care.
Applications Open Now
We are still acceptingapplicationsfor the following programs for Fall 2021 admission:
MSN to DNP
BSN to MSN Health Care Leadership and Administration
BSN to DNP Health Care Leadership and Administration
These programs are online with on-campus immersions. Full- and part-time options are available. Apply by April 1st!
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Whether you want to work directly with patients or influence health care on a broader scale, our CCNE-accreditedMSN program, which includes seven different tracks, can help you reach your goals. We are extremely proud to announce that our online graduate programs rank among the top in the nation according to the U.S. News and World Report in three categories:
#17 in Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs
#6 in Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs for Veterans
#14 in Best Online Family Nurse Practitioner Master’s Programs
Fall 2021 applications are currently being accepted! Visit our websiteto learn about requirements, program curriculum, the application process, and more.
*If you’re applying to either the MSN, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP or the MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner program, you may qualify for theScholarship for Disadvantaged Students. Admitted students who receive the scholarship may receive up to $40,000!
ACU Online is thrilled to announce the launch of our new RN to BSN Track. Our 100% online RN to BSN Track gives licensed registered nurses the flexibility to complete a BSN degree while continuing to practice. The RN to BSN curriculum allows RNs to expand their current knowledge and skills while earning the credentials needed to move into higher-level nursing roles or pursue graduate studies.
Through the RN to BSN Track, registered nurses can earn a CCNE-accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing in as few as eight months. With work experience in nursing and a passing score on the NCLEX exam, students will be granted 32 hours of nursing course credit, allowing them to complete the degree in 28 track hours.
Want to learn more? Call 855-219-7300 to speak with an advisor, or visitacu.edu/online.
New online program alert! Baker University is pleased to announce a new online ADN-MSN Bridge program! Your bridge to a higher level of nursing practice.
If you hold an ADN and plan to pursue an MSN, this program eliminates repetition, allows you to progress at your own pace, and shortens your time to graduation. Advance your career and achieve your goals quicker and with less expense.
The Carr College of Nursing is pleased to announce the first prelicensure program in Arkansas that prepares students to become advanced entry-level professional nurses who graduate with a Master of Science in Nursing. The Master’s Entry into Professional Nursing (MEPN) will begin in Fall 2021 and will include an in-depth focus on health care administration and leadership. The program will be offered year-round and is 5 semesters in length.
Applicants can choose from two tracks:
The traditional track is available for those who have a B.S. or B.A. in any field*
The early entry track is available for those with 90 undergraduate credit hours*
Seven School of Nursing and Allied Health Professions students—Kathryn Carlomagno, Lauren Chambers ’11, Angelina Chertik, James Dollings, Allison Lisacchi, Krista Mora, and Sophia Winchester—are the first cohort of nursing students to complete Holy Family University’s Second Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing Evenings + Weekends 22-Month Cohort.
The program, which launched in April 2019, is designed to fit the schedules for working professionals with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university who are seeking to become a professional registered nurse. The layout of the program features all courses, clinicals, and labs on the evenings and weekends without any full-time student commitments. 2nd Degree Nursing Program Virtual Information Sessionsare available.
Happy to chat with you!
Marie TC Leonard, MBA
Associate Director of Graduate and Professional Studies Holy Family University HFH 102www.holyfamily.edu
Shepherd University Beginning Fall 2021, Shepherd University is pleased to offer a post-graduate certification 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 ourwebsitefor more information on our Doctor of Nursing Practice program.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing is excited to announce the launch of our new BSN Military Pathway. This pre-licensure option is for Armed Forces Veterans and Active Duty service members from any branch, including past service in the Reserves or National Guard. Applications open in October 2021.
The program begins in August 2022. Visit our website for more information.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing is now offering a Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse-Midwifery (DNP NMW) option – the only nurse-midwifery program offered at a public university in Tennessee. Applications are open through May 15. The College of Nursing partners with Regional One Health, which has a vibrant CNM practice.
University of the District of Columbia The University of the District of Columbia’s new RN to BSN online program aims to help registered nurses maximize their educational and career potential. We emphasize evidence-based and experiential learning that you can apply to your field in real-time. The goal is to produce graduates with specific knowledge, skills, and behaviors that demonstrate a baccalaureate nurse’s professionalism and commitment to lifelong learning. We also foster leadership characteristics, evidence-based practice, and clinical competencies to guide decision-making and deliver safe, culturally relevant nursing across health care settings and the health continuum. The best part is that you can complete our program in 16 months!
We now have open seats in our summer cohorts. Please submit your application by the deadlines for consideration.You can visit our website to learn more details about the RN to BSN program.
CohortApplication Deadline / Start Date
May 3, 2021 /May 17, 2021
June 14, 2021 June 28, 2021
For general inquiries and application support, please contact Kenneth J. Cooper, Ph.D., Student Recruitment and Academic Advising Specialist/RN to BSN Program at 202.934.9426 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.