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Important Dates for Fall 2018 Admission

Fall 2018 Application Available: September 1, 2017
Deadline: January 5, 2018, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

Application Information

The Executive RN to BS program is for currently licensed RNs with 2 or more years work experience. The program is designed to provide an efficient bridge to the baccalaureate for the RN with an associate degree.  A minimum of 30 students must be admitted for the program to be offered. UHM Nursing will admit cohorts in cooperation with employers as requested. 


Application Process

Apply to UH Mānoa
Undergraduate Admissions

Apply to the Nursing Program using NursingCAS

Required of all new, returning, transferring, and Unclassified UH Manoa students (in addition to the NursingCAS application)
Required for ALL applicants



Fee: $70

Fee: $45

Choose Nursing as your major



Admission Requirements

  1. Current RN License and 2 or more years experience as an RN
  2. Completion of the prerequisite UH cross listed courses*
    1 FW course (e.g. ENG 100)
    1 FS course (e.g. MATH 100, PHIL 110)
    2 FG courses from different groups (e.g. HIST 151 and REL 150)
    2 DA/H/L courses from different groups (e.g. ART 101 and ENG 270)
    2 DS courses from different departments (e.g. PSY 100 and FAMR 230)
    7 credits of Natural Sciences (e.g. CHEM 152, PHYL 141/L, and MICR 130)
    2 Writing Intensive designated Focus courses
    UH students should see their respective advisors for more information. 

    Transfer applicants should check the UH System Course Transfer Database (http://www.hawaii.edu/transferdatabase/li) and cross-reference their equivalent courses with the UH Mānoa General Catalog for designations. Information on these requirements can be found in the UH Manoa General Catalog, UHM advising centers, and online at www.catalog.hawaii.edu. Applicants should be aware that evaluations for program admissions are subject to official evaluations by the Office of Admissions at Mānoa. Any missing graduation requirements will need to be met by the end of the nursing program.

  3. Minimum cumulative college GPA of 3.0 in all transferable college/university credits



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