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Application Deadlines

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

We admit students twice per year for fall and spring semester. The application for fall (beginning in August) semester opens October 1, and the application for spring (beginning in January) semester opens May 1.

BSN Deadlines:
Fall: December 20
Spring: July 10

Once you have consulted with your pre-nursing advisor and have met the admission requirements, visit the steps to apply page for instructions on how to apply to the BSN program.

RN-BSN

We admit students twice per year for summer, fall, and spring terms. Contact an RN-BSN advisor at the campus location you plan to apply to for additional information and for assistance with the application process or visit our steps to apply page.

RN-BSN Deadlines:
Summer & fall: January 15
Spring: August 20

RN-Master of Nursing

RN-MN applicants must contact an adviser before applying. An adviser will review your transcripts for pre-application requirements and provide additional instructions. Admission to this program may require you take undergraduate course work as a non-degree-seeking student to bridge your current degree to graduate-level course work in nursing. These courses may be offered during fall, spring, or summer semester, which all have different application deadlines.

Visit our Steps to Apply page for more information or contact an adviser.

Master of Nursing*

We admit students 2 times per year for fall and spring terms. Visit our Steps to Apply page for more information.

Deadlines:
Last day to accept applications for fall start: April 15
Last day to accept applications for spring start: November 1

*The MN nurse leader and MN nurse education options will not be available beginning fall 2019. We are in the process of merging all MN program options into one MN program. Our 32 credit MN in Population Health program begins fall 2019 but there are changes in courses that will take effect spring 2019. The nurse leadership graduate certificate is still available & credits (6) can be added to the MN-PH course work. The leadership certificate qualifies graduate nurses to sit for the national certification exam.

Graduate Certificates: Nursing Educator, Nursing Leader, Public Health

We admit students 2 times per year for fall and spring terms. Visit our Steps to Apply page for more information.

Deadlines:
Last day to accept applications for fall start: April 15
Last day to accept applications for spring start: November 1

Doctor of Nursing Practice

We admit students once per year for fall term. Students apply online through the Graduate School. Visit our Steps to Apply page for more information.

*Applications for Fall 2019 will open August 1, 2018.

Deadlines:

  • DNP FNP and Post MN DNP FNP closed 11:59 PM November 15, 2018.
  • DNP PMHNP and Post MN DNP PMHNP closed 11:59 PM November 15, 2018
  • DNP PH and Post MN DNP PH will close 11:59 PM April 15, 2019.
  • Post MN DNP General Plan will close 11:59 PM April 30, 2019.

Please contact Rychelle Wagner, rmwagner@wsu.edu if you have questions.

Baccalaureate to PhD in Nursing

We admit students once per year for fall term. Students apply online through the Graduate School.

Deadline:
October 15 for fall start for early/priority admission; April 15 for fall start. If there is capacity to admit additional qualified students, we will extend the application deadline.

PhD in Nursing

We admit students once per year for summer term. Students apply online through the graduate school.

Deadline:
October 15 for summer 2018 start for early/priority admission; April 15 for summer 2018 start. If there is capacity to admit additional qualified students, we will extend the application deadline.

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