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 2017 Sept. 1, 2016

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
Spring Rolling admissions review begins as early as the beginning of August.
As of Oct. 21, 2016, UMSON is no longer accepting applications for the spring 2017 semester.
Fall Rolling admissions review begins as early as the beginning of January.

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

DNP with Nurse Anesthesia Specialty

Only applications for the Post-BSN to DNP with Nurse Anesthesia specialty are accepted for summer admission.

Semester Deadline
Summer 2017 (Nurse Anesthesia specialty only) September 1, 2016

Priority Deadlines

Summer 2016

The priority application deadline for individuals interested in the summer 2016 term was September 2, 2015. 

Summer 2017

The priority application deadline for individuals interested in the summer 2017 term is September 1, 2016. For best consideration, applicants are encourage to have all required applications materials submitted by the priority deadline. Applications received after September 15 may not be reviewed. 

Post-Master’s DNP, Post-BSN to DNP, and DNP with Specialties

Applications for the Post-Master’s DNP, Post-BSN to DNP, and DNP with the following specialties are accepted for fall admission:

  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/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 Deadline
Fall 2016 November 2, 2015
Fall 2017 November 1, 2016

Priority Deadlines

Fall 2016

The priority application deadline for individuals interested in the fall 2016 term was November 2, 2015. Applications received after November 2, 2015 have been reviewed on a space available basis.

Space Availability

No additional space for the fall 2016 semester is available for the following specialties:

  • Adult-Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Family
  • Post-Master's DNP

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

 

PhD

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

Visit the PhD page for more information.