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UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS


Courses (grade C- or better within the last five years)

Completion Deadline: JUNE 15, 2016

  • Biology w/lab (at least 3 credit hours)

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

  • Microbiology — no lab required (at least 3 credit hours)

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

  • College Algebra — or a higher-level math course (3 credit hours), or Introductory Statistics (3 credit hours)

  • Introductory to Psychology or Sociology (3 credit hours)

  • Introduction to Gerontology or equivalent *Human Growth and Development, Lifespan Psychology, Developmental Psychology

  • One of the following: Human Growth and Development, Lifespan Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Healthy Psychology, Social Psychology, or Psychology of Childhood or 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


GPA

 

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative (on a 4.0 scale)

  • Minimum 3.0 science pre-requisite (on a 4.0 scale)

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


Bachelor's Degree

 

  • Degree from an accredited university


TEAS

 


CV / Résumé

 


Interview (after application is verified and TEAS score received)

 


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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Biographic information

  • Personal data

  • Background information

  • Colleges attended and degrees

  • Coursework

  • Transcripts (should be sent from Registrar directly to NursingCAS

  • TEAS test (take at USM or send to Emily Jefferies as a PDF) 

  • Professional experience

  • References—2 academic/professional (DOWNLOAD CHECKLIST FOR DETAILS)

  • Personal statement (DOWNLOAD CHECKLIST FOR DETAILS)

  • Privacy statement

  • NursingCAS application fee—$45 for first application; $30 for each subsequent application

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APPLY TO NursingCAS


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 $40 first-time application fee, and $30 for any subsequent applications.

NursingCAS Contact Information


Direct questions regarding the NursingCAS application process to:

(p) 617-612-4880
(e) Nursingcasinfo@nursingcas.org



NursingCAS Mailing Address

Direct OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS to*:

NursingCAS
P.O. Box 9201
Watertown, MA 02471

*Do not send transcripts to USM.


USM Deadlines

IMPORTANT: Allow 4-6 weeks for your application to become verified after you hit “submit” in NursingCAS. Until your application is verified and Emily Jefferies has received your TEAS score, we cannot review your application.

 

  • Priority: Jan. 15, 2016 (decision by March 1, 2016)

  • Rolling admissions will continue after deadlines until seats fill.



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DEADLINES


IMPORTANT: Allow 4-6 weeks for your application to become verified after you hit “submit” in NursingCAS. Until your application is verified and Emily Jefferies has received your TEAS score, we cannot review your application.


 

 

  • Priority: Jan. 15, 2016 (decision by March 1, 2016)

  • Rolling admissions will continue after deadlines until seats fill.