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A New Version of NursingCAS is Launching on October 15

AACN and its partner Liaison International are excited to announce the latest evolution in nursing’s centralized application service, NursingCAS 3.0. Based on feedback from current and prospective users, the NursingCAS team will launch a new state-of-the-art, more user-friendly application on October 15, 2014.

NursingCAS 3.0 will give schools the flexibility to customize program-specific requirements. Schools will be able to decide whether they will require course work entry and other items, including type of transcripts; specific course work required; custom questions; number of references; number of documents (up to 20); and personal statements.

About NursingCAS

Nursing's Centralized Application Service, NursingCAS, offers prospective students a convenient way to apply to nursing programs at participating schools nationwide. NursingCAS provides two services, an online application for students and web-based admissions management software for schools.

Through NursingCAS, students only need to complete one electronic application and prepare one set of corresponding materials (i.e. references, transcripts) that will be disseminated online to one or multiple schools of nursing for consideration. NursingCAS verifies the application components for accuracy, calculates grade point averages, and sends application materials to the programs designated by the applicant.

Similar to systems in place for medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, and the other health professions, NursingCAS offers students a convenient way to research and apply to multiple nursing schools with a single online application. It is the nation’s only centralized application service for students applying to registered nursing (RN) programs at all levels…from the diploma to the doctorate.

Through NursingCAS, prospective nursing students may apply to diploma, associate degree, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs offered by participating schools. Nursing school applicants also have access to dedicated customer service support and guidance throughout the application process.

Are you a prospective nursing program interested in learning more? Then please review the Information for Prospective Schools. Contact the NursingCAS staff with any questions or to discuss joining the service.

Participating schools should review the Resources or Contact the NursingCAS staff with any questions or concerns.