Application Deadlines

Graduate Programs

Applications for the graduate program are administered by the College of Graduate Studies. Online applications are accepted throughout the year. All application materials must be submitted by the respective deadline for each start semester.

** Please note: applicants who are interested in applying for a fellowship, must be enrolled full-time and take the GRE by the Fall Priority deadline, which is Jan. 15 each year.


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        Start Semester/Deadlines     
PROGRAM SummerFall**
 Spring Special
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)    
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Leadership & Management -April 1Oct. 1Online Gold.png
Graduate Certificates    
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Nurse Educator
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Healthcare Simulation (non-nurses eligible)
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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)     
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Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD)    
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Please note: Online programs may not meet immigration requirements for students holding an F1 or J1 Visa to maintain status. If you have questions, please contact the International Services Center at or call 407-823-2337.