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Admission Criteria

NursingCAS Applications opens August 15th for all Certificate options. The application deadline is June 1st.  Refer to the NursingCAS instruction below for all admission requirements.

Certificate applicants must submit a completed application to Nursing CAS by the deadline date to be considered for admission.  Application status emails will be sent to the email provided on the application via Nursing CAS.

Certificates Admission Criteria 

  • Applicants must be practicing NPs with an MS or doctoral degree who are certified as Adult, Gerontology, Adult-Gerontology Primary or Acute Care, Family or Pediatric NPs.  Refer to fact sheets for any certificate specific requirements if any. 
  • Evidence of unrestricted Massachusetts licensure as a registered nurse
  • Undergraduate GPA 3.0 or higher
  • CPR Certification for Health Providers (BLS) by the American Heart Association
  • Completed Application by deadline date

Requirements Certificate Admissions

  • Completed Application submitted to Nursing CAS refer to Nursing CAS instructions for admission requirements.
  • Complete Graduate School of Nursing checklist, submit directly to the Graduate School of Nursing.
  • A notarized proof of residency (all applicants, both Massachusetts Residents, and non-residents, must submit) (PRINT FORM)


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