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ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS


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

Completion Deadline: AUGUST 15, 2016

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

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

  • Anatomy w/lab & Physiology w/lab, or Anatomy and Physiology I and II w/lab (8-10 credit hours)

  • Intermediate Algebra—or a higher-level math course (3 credit hours)

  • Introductory Statistics (3 credit hours)

  • Introductory to Psychology or Sociology (3 credit hours)

  • Psychology of Childhood or Adolescence or Human Growth and Development (3 credit hours)


GPA

 

  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative (on a 4.0 scale)

  • Minimum 2.5 science pre-requisite (on a 4.0 scale)


TEAS

 

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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

Where should I apply?

If you are an incoming freshman, or if you have 30 or less transfer credits, you will need to apply to the university:

Apply to USM »

 

If you are transferring with more than 31 credits, you need to apply through the Nursing CAS service

Apply through NursingCAS »

 

Questions?
Call: 913-758-4381

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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.


 

  • Early Decision: Feb. 1, 2016 (decision by April 1, 2016)

  • Priority: March 15, 2016 (decision by May 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.

 

 

  • Early Decision: Feb. 1, 2016 (decision by April 1, 2016)

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

  • Rolling admissions will continue after deadlines until seats fill.