Application Deadlines

Submit a complete application, including all required documents, and the application fee by the dates listed below to be sure your application is considered.

BSN

Semester Deadline
Fall 2017 Feb. 1, 2017
Spring 2018 Sept. 1, 2017

Visit the BSN page for more information.

RN-BSN/MS

Semester Deadline
Spring Rolling admissions review begins as early as the beginning of August
Fall Rolling admissions review begins as early as the beginning of January

Health Services Leadership and Management is the only MS specialty reviewing applications to the RN-to-MS program.

Visit the RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MS pages for more information.

Space Availability

The Admissions Committee will review completed applications on a rolling basis and release decisions accordingly. Competitive applicants will be offered admission first. Space is limited so applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Please contact the Office of Admissions by email admissions@son.umaryland.edu or by phone 410-706-0501 (option 2) with any questions.

MS

Program Semester

Deadline

Community/Public Health Health Fall Rolling admissions review begins as early as the beginning of January.
Spring Rolling admissions review begins as early as the beginning of August.
Health Services Leadership and Management Fall Rolling admissions review begins as early as the beginning of January.
Spring Rolling admissions review begins as early as the beginning of August.
Nursing Informatics Fall Rolling admissions review begins as early as the beginning of January.
Spring Rolling admissions review begins as early as the beginning of August.

Effective spring 2014, UMSON’s master’s program specialties are:

Visit the MS Specialties page for more information.

Space Availability

The Admissions Committee will review completed applications on a rolling basis and release decisions accordingly. Competitive applicants will be offered admission first. Space is limited so applicants are encouraged to apply early. 

Please contact the Office of Admissions by email admissions@son.umaryland.edu or by phone 410-706-0501 (option 2) with any questions.

CNL

Semester Deadline
Fall 2017 As of March 22, 2017, the Clinical Nurse Leader specialty is no longer accepting applications for fall 2017.
Spring 2018 Application Opens: April 1, 2017
Review Process Begins: June 15, 2017
Priority Deadline*: July 1, 2017
*For best consideration, applicants are encouraged to have all required application materials submitted by the priority deadline. Applications received after July 1 may not be reviewed.
Fall 2018 Application Opens: Nov. 1
Review Process Begins: Jan. 15, 2018
Priority Deadline*: March 1, 2018
*For best consideration, applicants are encouraged to have all required application materials submitted by the priority deadline. Applications received after March 1 may not be reviewed.

Visit the CNL page for more information.

Space Availability

The Admissions Committee will review completed applications on a rolling basis and release decisions accordingly. Competitive applicants will be offered admission first. Space is limited so applicants are encouraged to apply early. 

Please contact the Office of Admissions by email admissions@son.umaryland.edu or by phone 410-706-0501 (option 2) with any questions.

 

CWO

Semester Deadline
Fall July 15
Spring November 15
Summer May 1

Visit the Coursework Only (CWO) page for more information.

Decision Release

The Admission Committee will review completed applications on a rolling basis and release decision according. Space may be limited so applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Please contact the Office of Admissions by email admissions@son.umaryland.edu or by phone 410-706-0501 (option 2) with any questions.

Certificates

Program Semester

Deadline

Environmental Health Fall Rolling admissions review begins February 1
Spring Rolling admissions review begins September 1
Global Health Fall Rolling admissions review begins February 1
Spring Rolling admissions review begins September 1
Nursing Informatics Fall

Rolling admissions review begins February 1

Spring

Rolling admissions review begins September 1

Teaching in Nursing and Health Professions Summer

Rolling admissions review begins February 1

Fall

Rolling admissions review begins February 1

Spring

Rolling admissions review begins September 1

Visit the certificates page for more information.

Space Availability

The Admissions Committee will review completed applications on a rolling basis and release decisions accordingly. Space in certain courses may be limited, so applicants are encouraged to apply early. 

Please contact the Office of Admissions by email admissions@son.umaryland.edu or by phone 410-706-0501 (option 2) with any questions.

Final Deadline

The Admissions Committee will review completed applications for the Nursing Informatics certificate by the deadline stated above.  

DNP

Only applications for the Nurse Anesthesia specialty (Post-BSN to DNP or DNP with Specialties entry option) are accepted for summer admission.

Applications for the DNP (Post-Master’s), Post-BSN to DNP, and DNP with Specialties (Post-Master’s) are accepted for fall admission:

Post-BSN to DNP and DNP (Post-Master’s) with Specialties are:

  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – Family
Semester Priority Application Deadline*
Summer 2018 Sept. 1, 2017 (Nurse Anesthesia specialty ONLY)
Fall 2018 Nov. 1, 2017

*For best consideration, applicants are encouraged to have all required applications materials submitted by the priority deadline. Applications received after these dates will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

PhD

Semester Deadline
Fall 2016 November 1, 2015
Fall 2017 November 1, 2016

Visit the PhD page for more information.