This program is designed for nurses with an R.N. license who want to efficiently obtain . Students pursuing an R.N. license should apply to the Entry B.S. in Nursing program.
R.N. to M.S.N. applicants must have graduated from a college or university that is regionally accredited, and a nursing program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN – formerly the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission [NLNAC]) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Applicants who graduated from a diploma program will be reviewed on an individual basis.
The NSU Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing participates in the centralized applications service called NursingCAS. NursingCAS is used for document verification, but does not take part in the student selection. You can obtain the NursingCAS application
The deadline to complete and submit the NursingCAS and the NSU applications for Fall admission will be August 1st and for Winter admission the deadline is December 1st. The Office of Admissions works on a rolling basis. Applications are accepted year-round.
Visit the undergraduate admissions office pages for deadlines and other requirements.