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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:

  • Open Seats: 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.
  • Deadline Extensions: 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: 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.

Applicants can also view the NursingCAS Events Calendar, where NursingCAS schools provide prospective students with information on events like upcoming webinars and information sessions throughout the application cycle.

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Baldwin Wallace University

Baldwin Wallace University (located near Cleveland, OH) is accepting applications for the Fall 2023 cohort of our BSN program, Accelerated Track (ABSN)!

As a center for innovative nursing education, the mission of the Baldwin Wallace ABSN is to provide an outstanding learning opportunity for non-nursing baccalaureate graduates who desire to expand their knowledge and skills. Highlights of the program include:

  • Full-time, in-person nursing education offered over the course of 15 months, preparing students for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam
  • Innovative skills lab and classroom experiences based in our Health Sciences Building
  • Clinical rotations through renowned healthcare facilities in northeast Ohio
  • Small class and clinical sizes, allowing for individualized attention from faculty members

For more information on applying for the ABSN at Baldwin Wallace University, please visit this page.

Questions about the ABSN at Baldwin Wallace can be directed to Lauryn Rosinski at (440) 826-2915 or

California State University, East Bay

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2023 through June 1, 2023.

The CSU East Bay’s online/hybrid MSN program offers two practice concentrations: 

  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Leadership and 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 our website. For questions or assistance, please contact

Harding University

Apply NOW. Master of Science in Nursing Programs: Family Nurse Practitioner or Master’s Entry Level into Professional Nursing. Post-Graduate Certificate: Family Nurse Practitioner. Applications Open. Scholarships available for eligible admitted students!

Master of Science in Nursing

  • Family Nurse Practitioner: Available to registered nurses with a Bachelor of Science in nursing, this program prepares family nurse practitioners for outpatient settings across the lifespan. The program consists of online courses with on-campus intensives three times throughout the entire program. Part-time and full-time tracks are available. Now admitting in Fall, Spring, & Summer!
  • Master’s Entry into Professional Nursing: Harding offers the first prelicensure program in Arkansas, preparing students to become advanced entry-level professional nurses who graduate with a Master of Science in nursing. The master’s entry into professional nursing will include a focus on health care administration and leadership. The five-semester program is offered year-round. Completed applications are reviewed upon submission. Application Deadline – March 1, 2023

Post-Graduate Certificate

  • Family Nurse Practitioner: This option is available to registered nurses or advanced practice registered nurses with a Master of Science in nursing in another area. Students may complete up to 32 credit hours in the program. Upon completion of required courses, students are eligible to sit for the family nurse practitioner national certification exam.

Choose from two tracks:

  1. Traditional track for those with bachelor’s degree in any field.*
  2. Early entry track for those with 90 undergraduate credit hours.*

*Both tracks require Arkansas nursing prerequisites

For more information: visit our our FNP and MEPN programs on our website, or email us at or

King University

King University has open seats for Spring 2023 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, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies, for additional information at For more information about King University, visit our website.

MGH Institute of Health Professions

Learn. Lead. Care. Together.

MGH Institute’s 16-month Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing welcomes applications from individuals holding a bachelor’s degree in any field. Prior nursing education or experience is not required. The MGH Institute’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program prepares highly motivated college graduates with non-nursing degrees who are seeking a career as a professional registered nurse (RN). In this intensive 16-month program, starting each January and May, you’ll learn the essential skills and knowledge to deliver outstanding patient care as well as to advance the profession of nursing. Join us to become a member of an interprofessional health care team preparing to improve the quality of health care and patient outcomes.

Apply Now for January 2023!

We are now accepting applications for the Spring (January) 2023 entry and Summer (May) 2023 cohort. Please visit our website for more information.

Upcoming Events can be found here: Upcoming Admissions Events at MGH Institute of Health Professions

Would you like to chat with a current MGH Institute of Health Professions Student? Sign Up here!

Are you local to the Boston area? Join us for an upcoming on-campus tour!

Contact with any questions.

Manchester University, Fort Wayne

Manchester University Fort Wayne is taking applications for our Fall 2023 start Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program!

Are you ready to take the next step in your health care career, or perhaps you’re looking for a career change altogether? Manchester University’s Accelerated BSN Second Degree 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. Our full-time, 16-month program can get you on the fast track to a new, meaningful, and rewarding career. When you graduate from Manchester’s nursing program, you’ll be equipped as a highly-skilled and caring professional with an appreciation for the greater good and the know-how to ensure positive patient, family and community health outcomes.

Want to hear from our current students? Current student Eri Tamada says nursing has been a dream since she was little. Moving from California to Indiana to enroll in Manchester’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) Program was a bold move, and “making history” as the program’s inaugural class helps drive her to her goal. Check out what else she has to say in this video!

Want to learn more about our admission requirements, curriculum, tuition, etc.? Visit our webpage!

Not sure if you’ve met the prerequisite requirements? Send your transcripts to, indicate that you are interested in the ABSN program, and we’ll get back to you about what, if anything, you might be missing!

Have follow-up questions? Contact the Manchester University Fort Wayne’s Office of Graduate Admissions at or (260) 470-2703. We look forward to hearing from you!

Missouri Western State University

Seats are still open for the Spring 2023 starting pre-licensure BSN cohort at Missouri Western State University. Visit our website for more details.

For questions, email

Mount St. Joseph University

Mount St. Joseph University offers top-ranked nursing programs. We offer a 16-month entry into practice MSN program, a post-licensure MSN program with two specialty tracks, and a post-licensure DNP program that focuses on health system leadership. At Mount St. Joseph University, you’ll find endless opportunities and inspiration to go further, climb higher, and contribute to the common good—more than you ever thought possible!

Still Accepting Applications for the Following Programs:

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Questions? Contact Graduate Admissions at or (513) 244-4531

Nebraska Methodist College

Nebraska Methodist College has traditional nursing seats available for the Spring 2023 term. Candidates are encouraged to submit their NursingCAS application in a timely manner. We will review verified applications on a rolling basis until all seats are full for the Spring (January) 2023 term.

Nebraska Methodist College is located in Omaha, Nebraska and is considered one of the region’s premier nursing schools. Our Traditional Nursing program is an on-campus direct entry program. There are no prerequisite courses required for admission. General education transfer credit will be reviewed for transferability. 

In order to be eligible for admission into our traditional BSN program, candidates must meet all of the following criteria.

  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Ability to meet the technical standards of nursing practice.
  • Success in previous math and science courses — specifically algebra, biology, chemistry or anatomy and physiology.

Interested in learning more? Contact the Admissions Office at (402) 354-7200 or

Palm Beach Atlantic University

Palm Beach Atlantic University has open seats at its West Palm Beach campus!

The West Palm Beach campus of Palm Beach Atlantic University – located right on the Intracoastal Waterway in beautiful South Florida – is still accepting applications for the spring 2023 semester, which starts January 9, 2023.

  • Accepting Upper Division (Transfer) BSN program students who have completed all or most prerequisite courses and taken the TEAS.
  • Traditional, daytime undergraduate degree
  • In-person courses with clinical experiences at a variety of hospitals, all of which are eager to employ students post-graduation.
  • Institutional, state, and local scholarship opportunities.
  • Apply on our website by December 15.

Visit our website for details about our philosophy, history, and more!

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Consider RFU’s Doctor of Nursing Practice: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program. Combat a mental health crisis gripping America, with over one-third of the country living in an area with a shortage of mental health professionals. Our program provides RNs with advanced knowledge and the clinical, leadership, and research skills necessary to practice at the highest level of the specialty, and to become a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC).

Application is now open! The application deadline is July 1st, 2023 for students seeking to enroll in August 2023. Our DNP-PMH program admits cohorts in the Fall terms only.

Graduates are prepared to provide psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, and treatments across the lifespan, in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

For more information about the program, application requirements, and coupon codes for application fee waivers, please email admissions counselor Luis Pablo Alvarez at luis​.alvarez​@rosalindfranklin​.edu.

Visit our website for additional information.

Saint Louis University

Applications to Saint Louis University’s Graduate Nursing programs are open for the Spring 2023 semester. The Spring 2023 semester begins on January 17, 2023. We offer online programs, expert faculty, individual care towards each student and a focus on student success.

SLU’s Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing Program Offerings:

  • Master of Science in Nursing-Nurse Practitioner (M.S.N.-N.P.)
  • Master of Science in Nursing-Clinical Nurse Leader (M.S.N.-C.N.L.)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice-Post-Baccalaureate (B.S.N.-D.N.P.)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice-Post-Master’s (M.S.N.-D.N.P.)

Our online post-master’s certificate programs allow students who already possess an M.S.N. to pursue coursework for the nurse practitioner role. The program requires two campus visits, and clinicals are completed at your location.

  • Nurse Education Certificate
  • Adult/Gerontological Acute Care, Nurse Practitioner, Post-Master’s Certificate
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, Post-Master’s Certificate
  • Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Post-Master’s Certificate
  • Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Post-Master’s Certificate

Questions? Visit Saint Louis University’s Valentine School of Nursing website or email

Higher Purpose. Greater Good.

Salisbury University

Traditional BSN, Second-Degree BSN & Fast-Track Second-Degree BSN: Fall 2023 cohort applications available!

Earn your BSN in 12 months with our Fast-Track 2nd degree program. Seats in all programs available. Small class and clinical sections provide excellent, student-centered learning opportunities

Information sessions for all programs will be held Tuesday, November 29th at 6pm and Wednesday, December 13th at 5pm. You must pre-register:

Apply now through your NursingCAS profile. Review our programs now on our SU Nursing Webpage or reach out to Amanda Willey at for more information.

Seton Hall University

Seton Hall University is still accepting applications for its Accelerated Second Degree BSN, a 14-month program for students who already hold a non-nursing bachelor’s degree. We are excited to announce our new location in Freehold, NJ (September start) as well as our location in Nutley, NJ (January start).

For more information, contact Megan Kushner at (732) 987-2289 or

Shepherd University

Shepherd University is pleased to offer two DNP tracks: FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner) and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP).

In addition, a post graduate certification program is offered for individuals who have national certification as an APRN and hold a PhD or DNP. Two tracks are available: Family Nurse Practitioner and Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

For more information, please contact Sharon Mailey, Ph.D., RN, Director, School of Nursing, Shepherd University at (304) 876-5344 or

Please visit our website for further information on our Doctor of Nursing Practice program.

South Dakota State University

South Dakota State University College of Nursing has a wide variety of programs available for students looking to become nurses or further their nursing education.

Fully online programs include:

  • RN to BSN
  • Master of Science in Nursing, with specializations in:
    • Nurse Administrator
    • Clinical Nurse Leader
    • Nurse Educator
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, featuring three pathways to degree:
    • Bachelor’s to DNP
    • Master’s to DNP for both clinical and non-clinical MS degrees
    • Ph.D. Applications.

For in-person programs, we do offer the standard BSN and a one-year accelerated BSN for individuals who have a Bachelor’s degree in another area.

Application deadlines vary, so visit our website or contact us at to learn more about your future with South Dakota State University Nursing.

Texas A&M University – Texarkana

Apply now for our BSN programs! The BSN Traditional Track Fall 2023 deadline to apply is March 15, 2023. The ADN to BSN program Spring 2023 deadline is January 5, 2023.

Texas A&M University-Texarkana is uniquely positioned to serve a four-state area: only one hour from Shreveport, LA, two hours from Little Rock, AR, and three hours away from Dallas, TX. No matter where you’re coming from, A&M-Texarkana is the perfect location to complete your four-year degree. We are ranked the 3rd best BSN program out of 127 programs in the state of Texas by Incredible Health, and in the top ten affordable nursing programs by Best Value Schools.

  • Quality Nursing Education
  • Highly qualified faculty (academically and experientially)
  • Low faculty-to-student ratio
  • Individualized attention
  • Focus on student success through academic coaching, peer tutoring, writing center, faculty office hours (face-to-face or virtual)
  • A firm educational foundation for pursuing graduate-level nursing education
  • A state-of-the-art simulation hospital, skills lab, and assessment lab
  • 100% student pass rate for the NCLEX exam for the last 3 years and our students have 100% job placement prior to when they graduate from our program
  • ADN-BSN nursing courses are 100% online and can be completed in either one or two years
  • Traditional BSN nursing courses are face-to-face and are completed in two years

For a list of nursing program admission requirements, prerequisites, or more details, visit our website. Contact Admissions Coordinator Kristie Avery at or (903) 334-6747.

The University of Memphis

We are now reviewing applications on a first come, first served basis and there are still open seats.

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Earn your BSN, MSN, or DNP with the first school of nursing in Texas!


Are you a licensed registered nurse or a soon-to-be ADN graduate seeking a Bachelor of Science in Nursing? Take your nursing career to the next level and earn your bachelor’s degree online! UTMB School of Nursing offers licensed nursing professionals an online, two-semester RN-BSN program, with a staggered course load designed for working nurses.

The Fall 2023 application is currently open with an early review deadline of March 15, 2023! Visit the program website to learn about requirements, program curriculum, the application process, and more.


Whether you want to work directly with patients or influence health care on a broader scale, our CCNE-accredited online MSN program can help you reach your goals. This program, which includes seven different tracks, is currently ranked in the top 20 of Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs category according to U.S. News and World Report.

Our seven MSN tracks include:

The Fall 2023 application is currently open with an early review deadline of March 15, 2023! Visit the program website to learn about requirements, program curriculum, the application process, and more.


Nursing leaders are needed! Earn your Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree at UTMB School of Nursing!

BSN-DNP and MSN-DNP pathways offered! The BSN-DNP pathway offers three nurse practitioner tracks and is the first and only DNP program in Texas to offer a dual FNP-AGACNP track to provide graduates with a broad scope of practice. The MSN-DNP program focuses on leadership and accepts APRNs, CNLs, ENLs, and Nurse Administrators. This online program has a classroom feel and is supported by outstanding, student-centered faculty!

The Fall 2023 application is currently open until June 1, 2023! Visit our website to learn about requirements, program curriculum, the application process, and more.

If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Homan at

Trine University

Trine University Nursing program is specifically designed for working registered nurses. We are currently accepting applications for our fully-accredited RN to BSN program.

We are currently accepting applications for Spring, January 2023 (8-week terms).

  • Our programs are fully online with no set class times, allowing you to work around your busy schedule.
  • Our program has 6 start dates each year
  • Competitive tuition rates
  • Financial Aid is available
  • Low student to faculty ratio
  • Individualized attention
  • The degree can be completed in as little as 12 months if full-time. Part-time track is also an option!

We accept up to 78 transfer credits from a regionally-accredited university or college. This includes 28 general education requirements, 14 general education electives, and 36 nursing courses taken in your ASN or diploma program.

Clinical hours are completed in two RN-to-BSN courses with a practicum component of 45 hours each. The practicum includes working with a preceptor at your current employer or community healthcare agency for development of a course-related project.

Reach out to us at or visit our website to learn more about our programs.

University of Cincinnati

UC Nurses. We See Leaders.

100% Online Course Options | Nationally-Ranked Quality | Flexible Schedules



  • Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN
    • January 15, 2023: Priority Deadline
    • February 15, 2023: NursingCAS fee due
  • All other MSN & Certificates
    • February 1, 2023: Priority Deadline
    • March 1, 2023: NursingCAS fee due


  • January 15, 2023: DNP Priority Deadline
  • April 1, 2023: MSN & Certificate Priority Deadline
  • May 1, 2023: NursingCAS fee due


  • Nurse Anesthesia
    • December 1, 2022: NursingCAS Fee due

Transcripts & References are not due until after NursingCAS fee deadline.


  • Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN:
    • Summer 2023
  • Adult-Gero Acute NP
    • DNP & MSN: Fall 23
    • Post-MSN certificate: Fall 23
  • Adult-Gero Primary NP
    • DNP: Fall 23
    • MSN* & Post-MSN cert: Summer 23
  • Family NP
    • DNP: Fall 23
    • MSN* & Post-MSN cert*: Spring & Summer 23
  • Neonatal NP(OH, KY, IN only)
    • MSN & Post-MSN Cert: Fall 23
  • Nurse Anesthesia
    • DNP: Spring 24
  • Nurse Educator
    • Post-bachelor’s cert: Summer, & Fall 23
  • Nurse Midwifery
    • MSN: Summer & Fall 23
  • Pediatric Acute Care NP
    • DNP & Post-MSN cert: Fall 23
  • Post-MSN DNP
    • Fall 23
  • Psych Mental Health NP
    • DNP: Fall 23
    • Post-MSN cert: Summer & Fall 23
  • Public Health Nursing
    • DNP: Fall 23
    • Post-bachelor’s cert: Summer & Fall 23
  • Occupational Health
    • DNP: Fall 23
  • Systems Leadership
    • DNP & MSN: Fall 23
  • Women’s Health NP
    • MSN: Summer & Fall 23

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:

  • Ohio: Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, Warren
  • Kentucky: Boone, Campbell, Kenton

Contact for additional information

University of Missouri – Columbia


ONLINE DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE, 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, MS(N), or post-graduate certificate programs. We are CCNE-accredited, require limited on-campus visits, and charge in-state tuition to all students, making the completion of your degree affordable and convenient. Our deadlines are September 30th (FNP, PMHNP, Nurse Ed) and January 31st (all degrees) every year. Graduate Certificate program only admits for Fall. For more information on becoming a MIZZOU Nurse, visit our website. Contact Esther Ellis at or Leslie McPeak at or (573) 882-0200.

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult-Gerontology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care
  • Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Leadership & Innovations in Healthcare (DNP)
  • MS Care Management Online
  • MS Nurse Educator
  • MS Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare Systems

Hear more about our program from one of our students, Christine Harris, Nursing Leadership and Innovations in Health Care DNP.

Ursuline College

With over 75 years of experience educating nurses, Ursuline College in Cleveland, Ohio is the top choice for thousands of nursing alums and is proud to be an NLN Center of Excellence.

Why should Ursuline College be your #1 choice for a Second Degree in Nursing?

  • 3 starts per year (January, May, and August) means you can begin when you are ready
  • 15-month, in-person program located in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Average cohort sizes of 25 students for maximum support
  • Almost a 100% first-time NCLEX pass rate
  • 100% job placement rates
  • Alumnae in significant leadership roles (like the CNO at the Cleveland Clinic and President of the Ohio Board of Nursing)
  • State-of-the-art facilities (including 25 VR HoloLens headsets)
  • One-on-One clinical rotations in our signature Dedicated Education Units style at world-ranked hospital systems such as the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospital systems
  • Affordably priced at $39,000 for the total program

Why not you,

Why not now,

Why not Ursuline College.

Apply now and begin in May at Ursuline College.


Oregon Health & Science University

The application deadline for OHSU’s Master’s in Nursing Education program (starting January 2023) has been extended until November 30, 2022. If you want to teach the next generation of nurses, join our MNE program to become a nurse-educator and start working as nursing faculty in the academic setting or a staff nurse-educator in a healthcare organization.

This online program is offered both full-time and part-time. Learn more about the admissions requirements at our website.

Can’t start yet? Our application to start in fall 2023 is open as well!

Texas Wesleyan University

We have extended our Entry-Level DNAP deadline to January 31. That means you can still submit your DNAP application to start your degree in fall 2023. The earlier you finish your app, the better chance you’ll have at securing one of our remaining interview spots!

As a reminder, here’s a list of our app requirements:

  • Recent employment information
  • Transcripts and higher education history
  • GRE Scores
  • A 500-word personal statement
  • Names and email addresses of your three recommenders
  • Copies of the following licenses and certifications:
    • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    • Acute/Critical Care Nursing Certification (CCRN)

For more information on our program, visit our admissions page.

Questions? Contact Kat Anderson at (817) 531-4498 or

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Earn your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in only 16 months! Our BSN Traditional Program prepares students to become registered nurses focused on patient-centered care in a variety of healthcare settings. Our 99% licensure pass rate demonstrates UTMB’s high-quality, student-centered education! Experience excellence on the island!

The Summer 2023 application deadline has been extended to December 15. Visit our website to learn about requirements, program curriculum, the application process, and more. If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Homan at


Bellarmine University

The Lansing School of Nursing is excited to announce the start of our new Doctor of Nursing Practice—Nurse Anesthesia Program beginning in fall 2023! We will be hosting information sessions during the month of November to answer questions about admissions, program specifics, financial aid, and how to achieve your career goals. Click on any of the links below to register to attend.

We look forward to seeing you there!

For additional information about the Bellarmine University Doctor of Nursing Practice-Nurse Anesthesia Program, visit our website or contact Dr. Carly Mitchell, DNP, APRN, CRNA and Program Administrator of the Doctor of Nursing Practice-Nurse Anesthesia Program at or (502) 272-8265.

Oregon Health & Science University

Want to earn your bachelor’s in nursing in only 15 months? OHSU School of Nursing has an Accelerated Bachelor of Science with a major in nursing that is offered in both Portland and Ashland. We are excited to announce the Ashland campus just opened a fall 2023 cohort! We are currently accepting applications to start the program in September 2023, so apply now to join us in beautiful southern Oregon.

If you’re interested in applying, learn how to apply and review the admissions requirements for this program. The application deadline for OHSU’s Accelerated Bachelor’s programs is January 5, 2023.

Questions? Please reach out to the Admissions Office at or (503) 494-7725. You may also schedule an advising appointment on our website.

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science

Healthcare delivery is increasingly complex and nurses educated at the masters level are well prepared to tackle this complexity. If you’re interested in pursuing a highly challenging — and rewarding — career as a registered nurse (RN), become an RN at Rosalind Franklin University in the Master of Science in Nursing: Entry into Nursing Practice (MSN-ENP) program.

Start dates with their respective deadlines to apply:

  • Start in February 2023: Deadline Dec 1st, 2022
  • Start in May 2023: Deadline April 1st, 2023
  • Start in August 2023: Deadline July 1st, 2023

With state-of-the-art facilities and outstanding faculty, let RFU provide the educational foundation you will need to confidently begin your career as an RN. For more information about the program, application requirements, and coupon codes for application fee waivers, please email your admissions counselor, Luis Pablo Alvarez at luis​.alvarez​@rosalindfranklin​.edu.

Visit our website for additional information.

University of Cincinnati

UC Nurses. We See Leaders.

100% Online Course Options | Nationally-Ranked Quality | Flexible Schedules

DNP Occupational Health – FUNDING AVAILABLE!

Occupational health advanced-practice nurses plan, implement, and track health and safety programs and services to employees, worker populations, and association groups. Acting as advocates for the rights of employees, OHNs work closely with employers and management to ensure that health and safety standards are met, employee productivity and overall health safety are maximized in corporate, industrial, governmental or academic settings. OHNs hold multi-faceted positions, ranging from clinicians to educators, case managers to corporate directors and consultants.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in Occupational Health Nursing prepares nurses to apply knowledge, skills, and abilities; to use evidence from research to plan, implement, and track health and safety programs and services to employees, worker populations and association groups.


  • One year of RN experience at the time of application
  • Recommended GPA of 3.25

Questions? Contact

Ursuline College

Ursuline College is excited to announce a new track within the Master of Science in Nursing program. The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner is now available!

Through the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) track, students will develop skills in the assessment and diagnosis of mental illness in the child, adolescent, and adult populations. Emphasis is placed on the use of healing interaction in communication with individuals dealing with mental health disorders when initiating and evaluating treatment plans, understanding the major classes of psychotropic drugs and their indications for use in the treatment of various psychiatric disorders across the lifespan, and the professional roles and responsibilities of the advanced practice nurse.

Learn more on our website or contact Melanie at for more information.