One of the benefits of NursingCAS is to provide notifications to applicants about programs that have available space. Review the listing below to determine if you would like to apply to one of these programs.
Programs often extend their deadlines in order to allow applicants more time to complete the admissions process. Review the list below to see if any programs you are interested in have extended their deadline.
New programs are added to NursingCAS on a continual basis. Discover and learn about new program offerings available to you by reviewing the listings below.
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During the fair, prospective students will be able to:
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Abilene Christian University Abilene Christian University is currently accepting applications to our online Pre-Nursing, BSN to DNP, and DNP programs for the Fall 2020 term. The Pre-Nursing Track is designed to help students complete the necessary prerequisites required to apply to nursing school. The BSN to DNP pathway program is geared toward students who currently have their BSN and are looking to move quickly into a DNP program. The DNP program is intended to further develop students’ clinical and leadership skills through two distinct tracks — Executive Nursing Leadership and Advanced Practice Nurse. Visitacu.edu/onlineto 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 beforeOctober 5, 2020, and begin class on October 20, 2020. Terms and Conditions apply.
Arkansas Tech University Arkansas Tech University is making it easier for nursing leaders to apply to graduate school. The GRE/MAT test score requirement has been WAIVED for all Spring 2021 applicants and ATU offers in-state tuition for residents of bordering states! The only of its kind in the state of Arkansas, ATU’s completely 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.
Belmont University is located in Nashville, Tennessee, and offers on-campus programs for advanced nursing practice. Since 2004, 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 to belmont.edu/gradnursing. Admission is granted on a rolling basis. We welcome your questions via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone to 615-460-6752.
California State University, East Bay
We will be accepting applications on October 1st for our Fall 2021- MSN Program through June 1, 2021. The CSU East Bay’s online/hybrid MSN program offers two practice concentrations: Nursing Education and Nursing Leadership & 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 September to December 2020 sessions, please visit our website. For questions or assistance, please contact email@example.com.
Graceland University opened a new start date for our DNP program. Interest for our fully Online Clinical Leadership DNP Program exceeded our expectations, so we have decided to open an additional start date on January 4, 2021. The application deadline for this program is November 30, 2020. All other conditions stay the same as already announced on our website.
For additional information and/or questions, please contact our admissions staff firstname.lastname@example.org by phone at 816-423-4717 (Barbie Bell).
Open Seats for Spring 2021 – Contact Dr. Dona Clarin at 501-279-4859 or email@example.com to discuss our program. The FNP program can be completed in 7 semesters via online (we do have on-campus workshops once a semester. Due to COVID, we have suspended the on-campus time, but we plan to resume the activities when it is safe to do so. During the on-campus time, students learn suturing techniques, network with their peers and faculty, learn from special guest speaks, and grow in knowledge, spiritually, and in relationships).
Harding University Carr College of Nursing (HCCN) is pleased to offer aMaster of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family Nurse Practitioner program. The curriculum is offered in a hybrid format where students gain the required knowledge via weekly online lectures, learning assignments, and proctored testing. To validate student competencies and provide training for advanced practice skills, students are required to attend on-campus intensives for 3-5 days each semester. The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) track educates students to become advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) with the opportunity to sit for the national certification exam upon graduation. With the education and certification of a Family Nurse Practitioner, the FNP will be able to work as a primary care provider within a variety of settings and with patient populations across the lifespan. As state and federal decisions shape the future of healthcare and advanced nursing practice, the graduates will be positioned to make a significant impact on safe, quality patient care.
Holy Family University
Spring 2021 enrollment is waiting for you! MSN, MSN to DNP/FNP, MSN to DNP Leadership online, and APRN to DNP Leadership part-time and full-time online programs! We are accepting applications for our 2nd Degree BSN for Summer and Fall 2021. We offer Day 14-month and Evening plus Weekend 22-month cohorts for those who are looking to change careers and obtain their BSN. It would be my pleasure to send you more information and details. Happy to chat or please join us for a Virtual Information Session!
Marie TC Leonard, MBA Associate Director of Graduate and Professional Studies Holy Family University HFH 102 9801 Frankford Avenue, Phila, PA 19114-2009 Office 267-341-3024 Fax firstname.lastname@example.org
Indiana Wesleyan University
Indiana Wesleyan University offers several education paths for practicing nurse professionals. Whether you are seeking opportunities in nursing administration, nursing education, or direct patient care, IWU’s School of Nursing will equip you to make a difference in these invaluable professions. All programs have multiple start date options every year.
Please call 866-468-6498 or send an email to IWUenroll@indwes.edu to connect with a program representative.
Johns Hopkins University
Excellence. Community. Diversity. These are more than words at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. They are part of the blood that flows through the heart of the school, its students, faculty, and staff. As a top-ranked graduate nursing program, we take our positions as leaders in research, education, and practice and our roles as global citizens seriously. Our faculty and students come from different backgrounds, locations, and cultures to bring their own experiences into their learning and practice. We hope you’ll consider becoming a Hopkins nurse.
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing is a nationally recognized 2019 Center of Excellence (COE) for Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing (NLN) and is the only nursing school in Louisiana within an academic health sciences center. We are pleased to announce that the School of Nursing is accepting applications for Fall BSN 2021 cohort! Applications for Traditional BSN and Accelerated Career Alternative Registered Nurse Education (CARE) programs are now open in NursingCAS. RN to BSN and graduate program deadlines can be found on the School of Nursing’s website, or visit the links below for more information:
Mary Baldwin University INTERPROFESSIONAL BY DESIGN – Mary Baldwin University’sMurphy Deming College of Health Sciences. Learn on your terms.Apply nowfor a January start! Invest in the future of healthcare by joining our interprofessional School of Nursing. Our programs are 100% online and 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 to BSN students portfolio review for prior learning credits at no cost.Complete the program in as few as 3 semesters or up to 5 years.
MSN– Complete the program in as few as 4 semesters or up to 5 years. Choose from3 concentrations.
RN-BSN-MSN– Earn your BSN while enrolled in an MSN program by taking dual-credit courses. Complete the program in as few as 7 semesters or up to 7 years.
Mercy College of Health Sciences Become a nursing leader in just 12 months for $10,000. Are you a licensed, registered nurse with a diploma or ASN degree? If so, Mercy College PLUS’s RN-BSN program helps prepare you for advanced leadership roles. Courses begin on October 5th!
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 two programs:
Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (January/Spring 2021 entry) – Rolling Admission
Direct-Entry Master of Science in Nursing (September/Fall 2021 entry) – December 1, 2020 Deadline
Our intensive curriculum builds upon the skills and knowledge that you have accomplished in other degrees and careers and prepares 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, and the 32-month curriculum of the DEN 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 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!
Mount St. Joseph University Now accepting applications for Spring (January), Summer (May), and Fall (August) 2021. Have questions or want to learn more about the MSN-MAGELIN Program? Join us for an information session on 9/23. REGISTER NOW!
Nova Southeastern University Nova Southeastern University’s Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing is now accepting applications to the BSN to DNP program for the Winter 2021 term! With several concentrations to choose from, NSU’s BSN to DNP program is designed for those nurses with their BSN degree looking to bridge to a DNP. In just 9 semesters you can obtain both your MSN and DNP. Our program will give you the opportunity to study a specialization you are passionate about while gaining the knowledge to serve as an organizational leader in the improvement and transformation of health care. Visit our website to learn more about our CCNE accredited program.
For more information contact Stephanie Bowers at 954-262-1874 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Roseman University of Health Sciences Roseman University of Health Sciences is currently accepting applications for our BSN and MSN-FNP programs beginning in the year 2021! Our 18-month BSN program operates in Henderson, NV and the Salt Lake Valley of Utah. With two campus locations, students can obtain a plethora of clinical based experiences within various settings. Our collaborative learning environment affords students the opportunity to fully engage in the nursing experience. Conducting full clinical shifts, Roseman students will complete approximately 696 clinical hours. Other highlights include:
92.47% NCLEX Pass rates
96% Completion rate
95% Job placement
In addition to our undergraduate program, Roseman offers a 23-month MSN-FNP program online with limited residencies. The MSN-FNP program offers students the ability to work full-time and complete clinical hours in their current state, with prior approval. Whether you’re looking to jump-start your career as a BSN or advance your current skills through an MSN-FNP, Roseman University College of Nursing is here to help. NOW IS THE TIME!! For more information, inquire at http://gonursing.roseman.edu.
Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Saint Joseph’s College still has room for more applicants to apply to our online MSN and Post-Graduate Certificate programs for our December start date. Please submit your applications and all application materials by our deadline of 10/2 in order to be considered. You can call 1-800-752-4723 with any questions about our admission requirements or the program itself.
For those considering Saint Joseph’s College for the Spring or Summer terms, please feel free to visit us at the NursingCAS Virtual Fairon October 7th between 10am and 8pm ET.
St. Petersburg College Apply Now and Kick Start Your Nursing Career!
Open doors to more employment opportunities by advancing your education with a BSN. The RN-to BSN program at St. Petersburg College is nationally accredited by CCNE and can be completed in as little as 3 semesters.
St. Petersburg College (SPC), founded in 1927, is the third-largest college in the state of Florida. It was the first community college to become a 4-year institution in Florida and is one of the top providers of online education in the state.
An associate’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited college (or diploma in nursing from an ACEN/NLN-accredited program).
A minimum GPA of 2.0
Why Choose SPC for your RN-BSN Degree?
Flexible scheduling – students can choose to do the entire program online or attend face-to-face classes. We are currently offering classes in a “Live Online” format in lieu of face-to-face due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Each course is 8 weeks in length (known as a modmester).
No waiting lists and students can start the program in any modmester (January, March, June, August, October).
32 core nursing credits required. Core credits can be completed in 3 semesters (2 courses each modmester), or students can choose to take their time and complete the program at their own pace.
Schreiner University’s 2020 BSN Graduate NCLEX Pass Rate was 100% for the 3rd year in a row. Prospective students may apply to the Schreiner Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program starting November 2, 2020. Interviews and Rolling Admission Cycles will begin in January 2021. The deadline for submission of application and other required paperwork to the Schreiner University BSN program is April 30, 2021, for consideration of admission in the Fall semester. Applicants may contact the office of the Nursing Department at 830-792-7481 if they require assistance or visit the Schreiner Nursing webpage. Applicants must have all of the paperwork submitted and an interview scheduled prior to the April 30, 2021 deadline to be eligible for admission.
Located in the Heart of the Texas Hill Country, the Schreiner University Nursing Program provides excellent learning opportunities for their students. Accredited by the CCNE for 30 students, we provide a customized nursing experience. All of our faculty are Doctorally prepared nurses, teaching in their area of expertise. Our students have exclusive access to Peterson Regional Medical Center and Hill Country Memorial Hospital for various clinical rotations, in addition to multiple healthcare facilities in the surrounding area. Students travel to San Antonio Children’s Hospital and University Hospital for pediatric and intensive care rotations. We have had three consecutive years of 100% NCLEX pass rate and a 97% employment rate prior to graduation. You will achieve more at Schreiner University.
Thomas Edison State University
Are you interested in pursuing professional nursing, but lacking any prior experience in the field? Do you possess a bachelor’s degree in something other than nursing? TheAccelerated 2nd Degree BSN programat Thomas Edison State University may be the perfect fit for you! This rigorous, fast-paced program, lasting 15 months, prepares graduates for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®) and educates them in nursing at the baccalaureate level. Students even take three graduate-level courses at an undergraduate tuition rate while enrolled! Virtual Information Sessions are on Saturday, October 3, Wednesday, October 28, and Saturday, November 14 at 10 AM, Eastern Standard Time. Please join us online on your computer, phone, or tablet. Register in advance for this webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Are you ready to take the next step in your nursing career? The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at Thomas Edison State University is an affordable doctoral degree program with a specialty area in Systems-Level Leadership. The program can be completed in 18 months (full-time) or 3 years (part-time). Courses are offered online and the DNP quality improvement project may be done at the student’s place of employment. This program requires students to have completed a BSN and a master’s degree in nursing or a related discipline. Thomas Edison State University is the online university of the state of New Jersey. Visit our website. Graduate Nursing Virtual Information Sessions are on Saturday, October 17, and Saturday, November 7 at 10am. Please join us online on your computer, phone, or tablet. Register in advance for these webinars. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
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 October 26. Learn more attrine.edu/bsn.
Contact Nadeena Frye, Director of Nursing, College of Health Professionals at 260-702-8012 email@example.com.
*CINCINNATI AREA RESIDENTS for MSN & Post-MSN Family NP and MSN AGPC NP: Select the Cincinnati Metro Resident Application to avoid online fees! Residents of all other areas select the Distance Learner application.
We have open seats, and we are accepting applications for January 2021 in our100% online RN-BSN program. Students enrolled in this program may be able to complete their BSN degree in just 15 months. We offer free unofficial transcript reviews prior to enrollment by emailing Brandon Doty (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The graduate programs at UIndy are currently accepting applications for the August 2021 start date. We offer both online and on-campus opportunities to take your nursing career to the next level. The School of Nursing at UIndy has the only Neonatal Practitioner (NNP) program in the state of Indiana. We do not require GRE scores or undergraduate statistics in our MSN or BSN-DNP programs. For start dates and deadlines (clinical-based track programs), email: Brandon Doty (email@example.com) or visit our website. Take a look at what UIndy has to offer.
100% Online Programs: Most out of state applicants are eligible to enroll in these programs. Please reach out to the Admissions Counselors for confirmation.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI SINCLAIR SCHOOL OF NURSING ONLINE DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE with *NEW* MS(N) and post-graduate certificate options.
The University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing is a land grant university centrally located in mid-Missouri with a long history of serving rural and underserved populations. We accept students from across the country to our online DNP programs as well as our *NEW* MS(N) and post-graduate certificate programs. We are CCNE accredited, require limited on-campus visits, and charge in-state tuition to all students making completion of your degree affordable and convenient. With a rolling application process, you’ll know within weeks if you’re accepted so you can begin planning your future. We have rolling admissions except for Graduate Certificate who start in Fall only. For more information on becoming a MIZZOU Nurse, visit our website or contact Dr. Miriam Butler (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Leslie McPeak 573-882-0200 (email@example.com).
University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies 2020-2021 admission cycle for our online MSN, DNP, PhD, and Post-MSN Certificate programs is now open. Our application deadlines are as followed:
Spring 2021 Deadline & early Summer 2021 decision: October 16, 2020
The School of Nursing and Health Studies also offers various pathways to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Regardless if you are a high school student, licensed practical nurse (LPN), finishing up your associate’s degree at your local community college or coming from a different profession, the UMKC SoNHS has a pathway for you to launch or advance your nursing career.
Visit our website to learn more about our BSN, MSN, DNP, Post-MSN Certificate, andPhDCCNE-accredited programs. Additional information regarding our admission & application process for our Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing degrees visitSoNHS Admission. Questions? Contact the School of Nursing & Health Studies Student Services department at 816-235-1700 or firstname.lastname@example.org visit our website.
University of St. Thomas-Houston
University of St. Thomas-Houston is preparing to educate the nurses needed in this growing healthcare workforce! Our Graduate Nursing Applications are all open for Spring 2021: Master of Science in Nursing, RN to Master of Science in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice.
Two tracks for the working professionals: Post-Masters and Post-Bac
Online with three on-campus seminars
One-on-one mentoring through the program
If you are interested in learning more about the Nursing admissions process, please email Sara Johnson, Assistant Director of Admissions at email@example.com, or call/text 713-705-4511. Follow us on social media at @NursingAtUST on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
University of South Florida
Applications for Fall 2021 admission are now open!
MSN nurse practitioner
BSN-DNP nurse practitioner
PhD Nursing Science
Visit ourwebsitefor more details, including concentrations, and join us for an upcoming information session and application workshop.
Ursuline College The 100% online Doctor of Nursing Practiceprogram is structured as an on-going, year-round program with courses offered during the fall, spring, and summer semesters. Students progress at their own pace through the completion of course work and competency-based online learning modules. Each student designs an individualized curriculum plan with an academic advisor. Courses are offered online through an enhanced learning management platform with ready access to support. Direct faculty involvement is ongoing and accessible for each learning module. Students collaborate with faculty online, in-person, or via conference calls to meet individual needs.
Apply today! Classes start January 2021. Tuition is reduced by 30% for all DNP students.
William Jewell College We are accepting applications for our January 2021, 16-month BSN program. This is a program for students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree or will complete it before January 2021. The priority application deadline for this program was August 1st, 2020 but we will continue to admit students for this cohort until November 15th, or until the cohort is full!
We are also accepting applications for our May 2021 Accelerated Track Nursing BSN program. This is a 12-month program for students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree or will complete it before the program start date. The priority, rolling deadline for this program is December 15th, 2020.
Our programs feature:
85% employment rate prior to graduation
100% employment rate within 3-months of graduation
93% Accelerated Track first-time NCLEX pass rate in 2019
100% 4-year BSN first-time NCLEX pass rate in 2019
If you are interested in either of our Accelerated Programs, please contact Rebecca Broadbent, Admission Counselor for Accelerated Track Nursing atWilliam Jewell College. She can be reached at 816-415-7678 (phone call), 816-579-0032 (text line), or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Claflin University has received approval from SACSCOC to offer a Master of Science in Nursing program. Applications are now open and the first cohort will begin Fall 2021. We anticipate offering a Nurse Administrator/Leader and Family Nurse Practitioner tracks. For more information email email@example.com, call 843-535-5843, or complete application inNursingCAS.
Medical University of South Carolina The Medical University of South Carolina is now offering the 1st Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in Lifespan Palliative Care in the country. The Post-Master’s DNP in Lifespan Palliative Care program offers an opportunity for advanced practice nurses to obtain expertise and gain a deeper understanding of the physical, psychological, spiritual, and social needs of patients and families living with serious illness throughout the lifespan. Like all our graduate programs, the palliative care track will be offered in an accessible, asynchronous online format.
The curriculum is designed to be completed in five semesters and will prepare the graduate to use analytical methods to improve quality and safety in healthcare systems through organizational leadership, systems thinking, and practice management in palliative care. Students will meet eligibility requirements to take the Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (ACHPN) certification exam. Advanced practice registered nurses with a DNP in palliative care will fill an important gap in access to evidence-based, high-quality care for individuals with serious illness and their families. The specialized training in palliative care in addition to an added emphasis on disease prevention and health management will ensure our graduates are fully prepared to be leaders in palliative care.
Courses begin in Fall 2021. Applications are now open with a deadline of February 15, 2021. Decisions for our DNP programs are made on a rolling basis. To find out more information about this program, please view the admissions pageor contact Alexis Cunliffe 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, byphone at 617-612-2880, or by email 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.