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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 2015 February 2, 2015
Spring 2016 September 2, 2015
Fall 2016 February 1, 2016

Visit the BSN page for more information.

RN-BSN/MS

Semester Deadline
Spring Rolling admissions review begins September 1
Fall Rolling admissions review begins February 1

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. Space is limited so applicants are encouraged to apply early. 

MS

Program Semester

Deadline

Community/Public Health Health Fall Rolling admissions review begins February 1
Spring Rolling admissions review begins September 1
Health Services Leadership and Management Fall Rolling admissions review begins February 1
Spring Rolling admissions review begins September 1
Nursing Informatics Fall

March 15

Spring

Rolling admissions review begins September 1

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. 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 September 1
Fall Rolling admissions review begins February 1

Visit the CNL page for more information.

Space Availability

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

 

CWO

Semester Deadline
Fall July 1
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.

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

March 15

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. 

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 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. 

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 Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Family
Semester Deadline
Fall 2015 February 2, 2015*
Fall 2016 November 2, 2015

*Applications for the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner specialty are still being accepted on a space available basis. 

Priority Deadlines

Fall 2015

The priority deadline for fall 2015 DNP applications, except those interested in the Nurse Anesthesia specialty and the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner specialty, was February 2, 2015. Applications received after the priority deadline were reviewed on a space available basis.

Fall 2016

The priority application deadline for individuals interested in the fall 2016 term is 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.

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 1, 2015
Fall 2016 November 1, 2015

Visit the PhD page for more information.