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  • Assistant Research Professor (Associate Director for Clinical Training)
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UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies 2020-2021 Admission Cycle to Open

UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies Supplemental Application via NursingCAS for our online MSN, DNP, PhD, and Post-MSN Certificate  programs will open August 13, 2020. Our application process is a two-step process:

Our application deadlines are as followed:

  • Spring 2021 Deadline & early Summer 2021 decision: October 16, 2020
    • MSN & DNP
      • Nurse Educator, FNP, AGNP & WHNP tracks only.
  • Summer 2021 Deadline: February 26, 2020
    • All graduate programs & tracks, with exception to the following:
      • MSN Nurse Educator DOES NOT have a summer start.
  • Fall 2021 Deadline: February 26, 2020
    • ONLY MSN Nurse Educator, Certificates & MSN-DNP programs offer fall admission.

Additional information regarding our admission & application process for our Graduate Nursing degrees visit SoNHS Admission.

Questions? Contact the School of Nursing & Health Studies Student Services department at 816.235.1700 or

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