Welcome to the USM Nursing Application Center
for the Accelerated BSN Program



Courses (grade C- or better)

Completion Deadline prior to the start of the program. 

  • Nutrition (3 credit hours)

  • Chemistry w/lab (at least 4 credit hours)

  • Microbiology — w/lab (3 credit hours)

  • Anatomy and Physiology w/lab(5-6 credit hours)

  • Introductory Statistics (3 credit hours)

  • Introduction to Psychology or Sociology (3 credit hours)

  • Introduction to Gerontology or equivalent *Human Growth and Development, Lifespan Psychology, Developmental Psychology (3 credit hours)

  • One of the following: Human Growth and Development, Lifespan Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Healthy Psychology, Social Psychology, or Psychology of Childhood and Adolescence (3 credit hours) *Human Growth and Development, Lifespan Psychology, Developmental Psychology or equivalent will fulfill both this and the Gerontology requirement.

  • Communications course: Speech, Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication (3 credit hours)



  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative (on a 4.0 scale)

  • Minimum 3.0 science prerequisite (on a 4.0 scale)

    • Nutrition, Chemistry w/lab, Anatomy and Physiology w/lab, Microbiology

Bachelor's Degree


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university



CV / Résumé


Interview (after application is verified, ATI TEAS score is received, and application is reviewed by Admissions Committee)


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  • (see "Program Information" section in NursingCAS)

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About NursingCAS

Nursing’s Centralized Application Service (NursingCAS) is a service of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. NursingCAS allows applicants to use a single online application and one set of materials to apply to multiple nursing programs at participating schools.

You are required to pay a $45 first-time application fee, and $30 for any subsequent applications.

NursingCAS Contact Information

Questions regarding the NursingCAS application process should be directed to:

(p) 617-612-4880
(e) [email protected]

NursingCAS Mailing Address


P.O. Box 9201
Watertown, MA 02471

*Do not send transcripts to USM.




IMPORTANT: Submit application and all required materials to NursingCAS 4-6 weeks before the deadline to allow time for your application to be verified by NursingCAS.

Until your application is verified and the Nursing Department ([email protected]) has received your ATI TEAS score, we cannot review your application.

  • Start Deadline: January 15, 2018

  • Rolling admissions will continue after deadlines pass until seats fill.

Apply through NursingCAS »


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