Important Dates

Summer 2019 EL MSN Application Period

This application is currently open. Please visit NursingCAS to apply. 

Summer 2018 EL MSN Application Period

This application is now closed.


Graduate Pre-Nursing Application Deadlines

If you are applying to take prerequisites at CBU, you must follow the steps listed here and apply at least two weeks prior to the Fall, Spring, or Summer semester. This is a rolling admission deadline.

Information Sessions

Information sessions are designed to give a general overview of the Entry Level MSN program including some detail on the application process, financial aid, and prerequisite information. If you have any interest in pursuing a degree in Nursing but already have a bachelor's degree, come to an information session!

All Information Sessions will be held at the College of Nursing at 5pm (unless otherwise informed).

  • Please click here for a list of updated information session dates.

To register for an information session, please RSVP through the information session page.

Applicant Workshop

The College of Nursing hosts one applicant workshop per year for the Entry Level MSN applicants. This workshop goes into greater detail about the program, giving helpful and practical tools including: financial aid tips, program/concentration detail, the admission process, etc. 

This workshop is designed for students who have already applied for entry into the program and will be held in October, 2018 (date TBD). Only applicants who have submitted a complete EL MSN application for Summer 2019 will be able to attend this workshop.

PAX Exam Dates

PAX exam dates will be released in Spring, 2018. You can register for the PAX exam here. Only students who are applying for Summer 2019 start should take the PAX exam at this time. The PAX exam must be taken before the application deadline. Your PAX exam score is valid for one calendar year (one EL MSN cycle).