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Admission Deadlines

Pacesetter BSN  

Application Type Status Deadline
Summer 2019 Open January 15, 2019
Fall 2019 Open March 15, 2019
Spring 2020 Not Yet Available September 1, 2019

RN-Bridge Programs

Cizik School of Nursing has three educational opportunities for an associate’s degree-prepared RNs to expand their education to the bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) or the master’s of science in nursing (MSN).  

Application Type Status Deadline
Spring 2019
RN-BSN  Closed November 15, 2018
RN-FNP  Closed  While enrollment capacity exists
Summer 2019
RN-BSN  Open April 1, 2019
RN-MSN in Leadership and Administration -  Priority Decision  Open  January 15, 2019
RN-MSN in Leadership and Administration - Regular Decision Open April 1, 2019
Fall 2019
RN-BSN  Open  July 1, 2019
Spring 2020
RN-BSN  Not Yet Available  November 15, 2019
RN-FNP  Open August 15, 2019

Master's of Science in Nursing 

Applications for MSN admission are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply before the priority deadline which guarantees and application review and decision. Applications received after the priority deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis. 

Application Type Status Deadline
Spring 2019
MSN and Post-Master's (excluding ER) Closed
Emergency (Post-Master's) Closed 
Summer 2019
Nurse Practitioner Open January 10, 2019; applications accepted after this date on a space-available basis
Nursing Leadership Open April 1, 2019
Nursing Education (Post-Master's Only) Open April 1, 2019
Fall 2019
Nurse Practitioner Open January 10, 2019; applications accepted after this date on a space-available basis
Nursing Leadership Open July 1, 2019
Nursing Education (Post-Master's Only) Open July 1, 2019
Emergency (Post-Master's Only)  Open  July 1, 2019
Spring 2020
All MSN and Post-Master's  Open August 15, 2019; applications accepted after this date on a space-available basis

Nurse Anesthesia

Term Deadline Interviews Notification Date
Summer 2020 July 1, 2019 September/October 2019 Late October 2019

Doctor of Nursing Practice - Post-Master's Program (DNP)

The DNP – Post-Master's Program admits students every fall (August). Applications must be complete in order for review and decision. Applications submitted after the priority deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis while enrollment capacity exists.

Term Application Type Status Deadline Interviews Notification Date
Fall 2019  Early Decision  Open   December 1, 2018 January 2019 February 15, 2019
Fall 2019  Regular Decision  Open  March 1, 2019 April 2019 May 1, 2019

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

The PhD programs admits students every fall (August). Applications must be complete in order for review and decision. Applications submitted after the priority deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis while enrollment capacity exists.

Term Application Type Status Deadline Interviews Notification Date
Fall 2019 Priority Decision Open April 1, 2019; applications accepted after this date on a space-available basis Rolling  Rolling

Interview and Notification

The interview dates/time frames listed on this page are tentative and may change at any time. The undergraduate programs do not currently interview as a part of the admissions process.