MSN-Case Management Admission Process

Case Management Degree Programs

Applications for the Master of Science in Nursing Case Management program are accepted using the Cetnral Application Service for Nursing Schools (NursingCAS). Students are admitted in the fall, spring and summer semesters to both the on-campus and online programs. To receive priority consideration, applications must be received prior to 11:59 p.m. EASTERN time on the application deadline below. 

Application Deadlines
Fall August 1
Spring December 1
Summer April 1

In general, once an application is received and complete, it will undergo review by the Office of Admission. In most cases, the review in the Office of Admission will not begin unti the application deadline has passed. Upon satisfactory review, the application is forwarded to the department faculty for consideration for admission. Case Management faculty will contact successful applicants to arrange interviews and admission decisions will be released shortly thereafter. 

Students who need disability accommodations may request them by emailing email Elisa Laird-Metke at Please give as much notice as you can to allow time to set them up. Further information about the Disability Resource Center can be found here

Official Transcripts

Transcripts from all educational institutions attended should be sent to NursingCAS as early as possible to increase the speed with which your application is verified and reviewed. Transcripts should be sent directly to NursingCAS:

PO Box 9201
Watertown, MA 02471

Transcript request/matching forms are available in the NursingCAS application. No transcripts should be sent to Samuel Merritt University unless requested.

Letters of Reference

NursingCAS provides a tool for collecting letters of reference in the application. Please follow the application instructions for providing this information. Letters of reference mailed to Samuel Merritt University will not be considered. 


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