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Admission Deadlines

Pacesetter BSN Application Deadlines

Term Status Deadline
Spring 2020 Open September 1, 2019
Summer 2020 Open  January 15, 2020
Fall 2020 Open  March 15, 2020

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).  

Term Status Deadline
Spring 2020
RN-BSN  Open  November 15, 2019
RN-FNP  Open August 15, 2019
Summer 2020
RN-BSN  Open  April 1, 2020
RN-MSN in Nursing Leadership and Administration  Open  April 1, 2020
Fall 2020
RN-BSN  Open  July 1, 2020

Master's of Science in Nursing/ Post-Master's

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 2020
All MSN and Post-Master's Nurse Practitioner Programs  Open August 15, 2019; applications accepted after this date on a space-available basis
Nursing Leadership MSN and Post-Master's  Open  November 1, 2019
Nursing Education Post-Master's  Open  November 1, 2019
Summer 2020
All MSN and Post-Master's Nurse Practitioner Programs Open  January 10, 2020; applications accepted after this date on a space-available basis 
Nursing Leadership MSN and Post-Master's  Open  April 1, 2020
Fall 2020
All MSN and Post-Master's Nurse Practitioner Programs   Open  January 10, 2020; applications accepted after this date on a space-available basis 
Nursing Leadership MSN and Post-Master's  Open  July 1, 2020 
Nursing Education Post-Master's  Open  July 1, 2020 

Nurse Anesthesia

Term Status  Deadline Interviews Notification Date
Summer 2020 Closed  July 1, 2019 September/October 2019 Late October 2019
Summer 2021 Not yet available  July 1, 2020 TBD TBD

BSN to DNP - Nurse Practitioner

Term Status  Deadline Interviews Notification Date
Fall 2019 (Psych and FNP only) Closed July 15, 2019 Rolling Basis  Rolling Basis 
Fall 2020 (Psych, FNP, and Primary Care tracks available) Coming Soon  January 10, 2020 Rolling Basis  Rolling Basis 

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 Regular Decision  Closed Closed Rolling   Rolling
Fall 2020 Early Decision  Not yet available  December 1 January  February 15
Fall 2020 Regular Decision  Not yet available  March 1 April  May 1

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 Regular Decision  Closed July 1, 2019 Rolling  Rolling 
Fall 2020 Priority Decision  Not yet available  April 1, 2020 TBD TBD

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.