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The Graduate School of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Worcester accepts applications through NursingCAS, the online, centralized application service for nursing programs. All transcripts must be sent directly to NursingCAS not to the school.
Visit www.nursingcas.org and click “Apply Here” to initiate your application. If this is your first time accessing NursingCAS click on “Create Account” and complete the required fields in order to start your application. If you have visited and logged in to NursingCAS before you can use your existing id and password. For further reference you can view this short instructional video on how to complete a NursingCAS application.
All application materials must be submitted directly to NursingCAS with the exceptions of the following items:
You must also request that the Educational Testing Service (ETS) send your test score to UMass Worcester’s Graduate School of Nursing (school code no.3947, department code no. 0610).
|Graduate Entry Pathway||January 15, 2013|
|Pre-Masters Pathway||March 15, 2013|
|Traditional Masters Pathway||March 15, 2013||Traditional Masters Requirements|
|Post Master’s Certificate||March 15, 2013||Post Master’s Certificate Requirements|
|Graduate Entry Pathway to DNP||January 15, 2013||GEP to DNP Requirements|
|BSN to DNP||April 1, 2013||BSN to DNP Requirements|
|Post Master’s DNP||April 1, 2013||Post Master’s DNP Requirements|
BS to PhD
March 15, 2013
|BS to PhD Requirements|
MS to PhD
March 15, 2013
|MS to PhD Requirements|
Do Not Wait until the last minute to submit your application. All official Transcripts must be submitted to Nursing CAS in order for your application to be processed and verified.
Applicants interested in University of Massachusetts Worcester’s graduate programs should apply through NursingCAS. NursingCAS is the online, centralized application service for nursing programs. Visit www.nursingcas.org and click “Apply Here” to initiate your application. And then click on “Create Account” and complete the required fields in order to start your application. View this short instructional video on how to complete a NursingCAS application.
NursingCAS fee is separate from UMass Graduate School of Nursing application fee, payment is made online on NursingCAS. If UMass Graduate School of Nursing is the only school you are applying to through NursingCAS then you will be charged $65.00. If UMass Graduate School of Nursing is not the first school you applied through NursingCAS then you be charged $35.00. Access FAQ's on payment here.
Additionally, please review the information carefully and we recommend that you review this information before you begin your application as well. Although, some sections of the NursingCAS application are marked “optional” please follow the guidelines below for the University of Massachusetts Worcester requirements and note that your application will not be considered until ALL elements listed below as “University of Massachusetts Worcester NursingCAS Requirements” are completed and submitted. Read The NursingCAS GSN instructions