Preferential admission consideration is given to applicants who submit complete applications for Summer 2021 admission by the April 1, 2021 deadline or for Fall 2021 admission by the July 1, 2021 deadline. Applications submitted after the deadline will be considered until enrollment targets are met. Applicants considering applying after the noted deadlines should contact the Graduate Program Advisor prior to beginning the application process.
There is a required Orientation Program for students accepted into the PhD program that occurs the Friday before classes begin in the summer term. Details for the Orientation Program are sent by e-mail two weeks in advance of the orientation day.
Interested applicants should possess the following qualities:
Prior to enrolling in nursing coursework students must meet health and safety compliance requirements, to include drug testing, a criminal background check, a physical examination, and several immunizations. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in dismissal from the program.