Admission occurs in the Fall and Spring semesters. Applications are accepted throughout the year.
Applicants should apply to UIW’s Post Master's Certifiction program through NursingCAS.
Important information concerning uploading documents to NursingCAS: YOU MUST release uploaded documents to be viewed by UIW. To do this:
Monitor the Status of Your Application:
The “View My Notifications” section of the NursingCAS application will include any messages that NursingCAS or a school has sent to you.
Messages will be sent to the “View My Notifications” inbox and your personal email address that you created your account with.
Use the “Manage My Programs” option to check the status of your application including Transcripts, References, and Programs Selected. You can access your “Program Status” page in the “Manage My Programs” section of NursingCAS when logged into your account at https://nursingcas.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/myPrograms/myProgramStatus
Instructions and FAQs are posted here. Detailed visual instructions are posted on http://www.nursingcas.org/application-instructions.html.
For questions regarding your NursingCAS application, please contact NursingCAS:
Phone: 617-612-2880 (M– Th 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM ET, Fr 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET)
Send official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended directly to NursingCAS at the office below:NursingCAS P.O. Box 9201 Watertown, MA 02471
Important information concerning transcripts:
Reminder: The following is a list of prerequisite courses needed for admission into the Post Master's Certification program. Candidates must have completed the courses with a B or better, or be currently enrolled to be considered for admission into the program. Transcripts must show completion of, or enrollment in, these prerequisite courses:
Post Master's CNL Certification:
Post Master's CNS Certification:
Note: Applicants seeking enrollment in a selected course and who are not seeking the MSN degree, should apply through NursingCAS as Non-Degree Seekers.
After acceptance to the Post Master's Certification program you will be asked to complete the following:
Criminal background check.
Immunization documentation including annual TB screening and flu immunizations http://www.uiw.edu/snhp/documents/student_immunization_record_15.pdf
CPR (American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers or American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers),
HIPAA, OSHA, PPE certifications