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Graduate and Adult Admissions

How to Apply to the Master of Science in Nursing Degree Or Post-MSN Certificates

Applications to master’s degrees and post-master’s certificate programs are accepted for students wishing to start in fall (August), spring (January), and summer (May) terms each year.

There are specific application deadlines for each application cycle, typically early August for fall enrollment, early December for spring enrollment, and early May for summer enrollment.

Next Application Deadlines:

April 15, 2019 (Summer term starts May 13, 2019)

Admission Requirements

Review the full requirement details for master’s degrees and post-master’s certificate candidates.

Once the required information is received by North Park University, all documentation will be reviewed by the assistant director of graduate admissions.

Final admission decisions are made by the Graduate Selection and Progression Committee after reviewing complete files. You may be asked to complete an interview with committee members from the School of Nursing and Health Sciences before a decision is made.

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS: Please note that, due to state licensing requirements and federal restrictions that prevent F1 Visa-holders from working at clinical sites, the School of Nursing and Health Sciences does not accept applications to graduate and post-graduate programs from international students.

Application Process

North Park uses an online admission system that allows you to complete an application for the School of Nursing and Health Sciences entirely online.

  • Click on the Apply button below to create an account with our online admissions system.
  • You can save and log back in to return to your application.
  • There is no application fee.


To expedite your application process, please send your questions to Viviana Belisle at


Financial Aid

Learn More about the School of Nursing and Health Sciences financial aid option.