Admission to Nursing
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How to Apply to Nursing Program
Truman requires two applications for admission to the nursing major.
- You will need to be admitted to Truman prior to consideration of your application to nursing.
- Once you have been admitted to Truman, you will need to complete one of these two forms:
—Apply for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), 4-year program of study
—Apply to the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN), 15-month program of study/requires a prior Bachelor's degree
The 4-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program of study accepts applications from entering college students, transfer students, and Truman students desiring to declare or change a major. The initial deadlline for the BSN application is January 15 of each year.
The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program of study accepts applications from students who have completed a previous bachelor’s degree or will complete a bachelor’s degree prior to beginning the ABSN. The initial deadline for the ABSN application is July 1 of each year.