How to Apply

There are two required components to the PhD application. We encourage you to apply early and to complete and submit all components before the deadline for the program.

1. Completed NursingCAS Common Application. 

To start your application, visit and read the detailed application instructions.

2. Completed University of Minnesota Graduate School Application. 

Create a Graduate School application through the University of Minnesota Graduate School Admissions Office. (This includes uploading unofficial copies of your transcripts and academic records directly to the online application.) After you submit your materials, you will receive periodic email status updates at each point in the admission process. You will also be able to check the status of this application yourself.