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Check out our helpful hints for preparing graduate school applications. For further information or if you have any questions, please email the Office of Student Services or call us at 216.368.2529. If you need any assistance with the Nursing application for admissions, please email Nursing Application Support.

BSN Program

NOTE: The Case Western Reserve University Office of Undergraduate Admissions administers the BSN program.


Graduate Entry Nursing Program

Application Instructions

The Apply Now button takes you directly to our online application. Have credit card available to submit your $75.00 application fee, if applicable.  If you are applying for the Graduate Entry Nursing Program or Senior Year in Professional Studies, please select the following choices when in the application on the Enrollment Information tab:

  • If applying for the Graduate Entry Nursing Program: Select “Graduate Entry Program (leading to the MN and MSN Degree)” from the Academic Program dropdown list
  • If applying for Senior Year Professional Studies: Select “Senior Year in Professional Studies” from the Academic Program dropdown list
  • Select “MN” from the Degree dropdown list
  • Select “Graduate Entry (Licensure)” from the Academic Plan 1 dropdown list

NOTE:  If you are in a Cohort or you have an MSN, you need to apply to the Post-Master’s DNP Program.

Downloadable Instructions and Application Checklist (PDF)


MSN Program

MSN Application Instructions

The Apply Now button takes you directly to our online application. Have credit card available to submit your $75.00 application fee, if applicable. If you are applying for the Master of Science in Nursing Program, please select the following choices when in the application on the Enrollment Information tab:

  • Select “Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)” from the Academic Program dropdown list
  • Select “MSN” from the Degree dropdown list
  • Select the appropriate major that you would like to study within the program from the Academic Plan 1 dropdown list. If you desire to study two majors, selet the second major from the Academic Plan 2 dropdown list.
  • MSN Application Instructions

Note: If you are interested in the RN to MSN with Portfolio Application option. Select “RN to Master’s Portfolio (must have RN and non-Nursing Bachelor’s degree)” from the Academic Plan 1 dropdown list.

Post-Master’s (MSN) Certificate Application Instructions

The Apply Now button takes you directly to our online application. Have credit card available to submit your $75.00 application fee, if applicable. If you are applying for the Master of Science in Nursing Program, please select the following choices when in the application on the Enrollment Information tab:

  • Select “Post-Master Certificate” from the Academic Program dropdown list
  • Select “PSTMSTCR” from the Degree dropdown list
  • Select the appropriate major that you would like to study within the program from the Academic Plan 1 dropdown list. If you desire to study two majors, select the second major from the Academic Plan 2 dropdown list.

DNP Program

Application Instructions

The Apply Now button takes you directly to our online application. Have credit card available to submit your $75.00 application fee, if applicable. If you are applying for the Post-Master’s DNP Program, please select the following choices when in the application on the Enrollment Information tab:

  • Select “Post-Masters DNP (must have Master’s degree*)” from the choices listed on the Academic Program dropdown list (*NOTE: Applicants who do not have an MSN will be required to do a portfolio to determine which "bridge" courses will be required)
  • Select “DNP” from the Degree dropdown list
  • Select the appropriate leadership electives (Clinical or Educational) that you would like to focus on withing the program from the Academic Program dropdown list.

Downloadable Instructions and Application Checklist (PDF)


PhD Program

Application Instructions

The Apply Now link takes you directly to our online Hobsons Application. Have credit card available to submit your $50.00 application fee, if applicable. If you are applying for the PhD Program, please select the following choices when in the application on the Enrollment Information tab:

  • Select “Nursing” (near the bottom) from the Academic Program dropdown list
  • Select “PhD” from the choices listed on the degree dropdown list
  • Select “Nursing (PhD)” from the Academic Plan 1 dropdown list.

Downloadable Instructions and Application Checklist (PDF)

NOTE: The Case Western Reserve University School of Graduate Studies administers the PhD program.


Non-Degree Students

An applicant with basic preparation in nursing may apply to register as a non-degree student for up to 9 credits. After your application is received and approved, you will receive further instructions via e-mail on how to register via the Student Information System (SIS).

For those wishing to take PhD courses, the applicant must obtain written permission from the faculty teaching the course and the PhD Program Director in the FPB School of Nursing for those taking PhD courses. Contact the Graduate Studies Office at 216-368-4390.

For those wishing to take MSN or post-MSN DNP courses, the applicant must complete our online application and receive permission from the appropriate program director before being permitted to enroll in the course. Once the application has been submitted, the student will be notified if permitted to enroll into the course.

When completing the online application: on the Personal Data form for the Applicant Type, select Non-Degree. Click here to complete the application: Apply Now

Clinical courses may not be taken as a non-degree student. Continuation of this status is at the discretion of FPB's administrative officer. Status as a non-degree student does not imply acceptance into FPB. If the non-degree student applies for admission to FPB, course work completed as a non-degree student will be evaluated on an individual basis for its applicability to degree requirements within the time frame for the degree.

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Academic Program Info

Dean & Program Directors

Dean:

Mary E. Kerr
216-368-2545
mek55@case.edu

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs:

Elizabeth Madigan, PhD, RN, FAAN
216-368-8532
eam13@case.edu

Interim BSN Program Director:

Diana Morris, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA
216-368-6472
dlm5@case.edu

Graduate Entry Nursing Program Director:

Deborah Lindell
216-368-3740
dxl41@case.edu

MSN Program Director:

Carol Savrin
216-368-5304
cls18@case.edu

DNP Program Director:

Donna Dowling
216-368-1869
dad10@case.edu

PhD Program Director:

Jaclene Zauszniewski
216-368-3612
jaz@case.edu

Recruitment Specialists:

Meet Our Staff
216-368-2529
admissionsfpb@case.edu


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