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
Spring 2015 September 2, 2014
Fall 2015 February 2, 2015

Visit the BSN page for more information.

RN-BSN/MS

Semester Deadline
Spring 2015 October 1, 2014
Fall 2015 March 2, 2015

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.

MS

Semester Specialty Deadline
Spring 2015 Community/Public Health September 2, 2014
Spring 2015 Nursing Informatics September 2, 2014
Spring 2015 Health Services Leadership and Management November 15, 2014

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

Visit the MS Specialties page for more information.

Priority Deadline

The priority deadline for applications is September 2, 2014. 

Space Availability

The Admissions Committee will review applications received after the September 2, 2014 priority deadline on a space available basis. Applications received after the priority deadline will receive an admission decision by November 26, 2014.

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 2015 September 2, 2014

Visit the CNL page for more information.

Priority Deadline

The priority deadline for CNL applications is September 2, 2014. Applications submitted with all materials by the priority deadline will receive an admission decision by November 26, 2014.

Space Availability

The Admissions Committee will review CNL applications received after the September 2, 2014 priority deadline on a space available basis. 

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 1
Spring November 15

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

Certificates

Program Semester

Deadline

Environmental Health Fall May 1
Spring November 1
Global Health Fall May 1
Spring November 1
Nursing Informatics Fall

March 15

Spring

October 1

Teaching in Nursing and Health Professions Summer

April 1

Fall

May 1

Spring

November 1

Visit the certificates page for more information.

Priority Deadline

The priority deadline for applications is stated above. 

Space Availability

The Admissions Committee will review applications received after the priority deadline on a space available basis. 

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 2015 (Nurse Anesthesia specialty only) October 15, 2014
Summer 2016 (Nurse Anesthesia specialty only) September 2, 2015

Priority Deadlines

Summer 2015

The priority deadline for summer 2015 DNP applicants interested in the Nurse Anesthesia specialty was October 15, 2014. No additional applications for the Nurse Anesthesia specialty will be accepted after November 15, 2014. UMSON will begin accepting summer 2016 applications for the Nurse Anesthesia specialty soon.

Summer 2016

The priority application deadline for individuals interested in the summer 2016 term is September 2, 2015. Applications received after the September 2 priority deadline will be reviewed on a space available basis.

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 Nurse Practitioner (Acute and Primary Care Options)
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Family
Semester Deadline
Fall 2015 February 2, 2015
Fall 2016 November 2, 2015

Priority Deadlines

Fall 2015

The priority deadline for fall 2015 DNP applications, except those interested in the Nurse Anesthesia specialty, is February 2, 2015. Applications received after the priority deadline will be reviewed on a space available basis. Applicants interested in fall 2015 are encouraged to apply early.

Fall 2016

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

Space Availability

The Admissions Committee will review DNP applications received after the February 2, 2015 priority deadline on a space available basis. Applications for fall 2015 received after the priority deadline will receive an admission decision by May 15, 2015.

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 2015 February 15, 2015

Visit the PhD page for more information.