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Fall 2018 Applications Available: September 1, 2017

Deadline: January 5, 2018, 6:59 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time / 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

Application Information

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 fees are not refundable.

Two-Step Application Process

Application Requirements are found in the online applications listed below.

Step 1

Apply to UH Manoa
Undergraduate Admissions

Step 2

Apply to
Nursing’s Centralized Application Service

Required of all new applicants and returning, transferring, and unclassified UH Manoa students Required for ALL applicants

Fee: $70

Fee: $50

For your major choose Nursing

Admission Requirements

Completion of an Associate Degree in a Nursing Program

Current RN License

And 2 or more years of RN experience.

Completion of the 45 Prerequisite UH Cross Listed Courses

UH students should see their respective advisors for more information.

Applications may be submitted with up to 9 credits of the below courses left outstanding. Degree conferral is dependent upon successful completion of the prescribed nursing curriculum and all general education requirements.

General University Core and Graduation Requirements
45 credits
Diversification Core
19 credits
Natural Science (7)
Arts/Humanities/Literatures (6)
Social Science (6)
Foundation Core
12 credits
Written Communication (3)
Symbolic Reasoning (3)
Global/Multicultural Perspectives (6)
General Elective Courses
Approximately 14 credits
Includes any remaining upper-division and/or WI courses to meet UHM graduation requirements.


Transfer Applicants

Check the UH System Course Transfer Database and cross-reference their equivalent courses with the UH Manoa General Catalog for designations. Information on these requirements can be found in the UH Manoa General Catalog and UHM advising centers. Applicants should be aware that evaluations for program admissions are subject to official evaluations by the Manoa Office of Admissions.

English Language Proficiency

If an applicant’s native language is not English or has not obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree from an English speaking college, then the applicant must submit official Test of English a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores with a minimum score of 600.

Note for International Students

Distance Education Course Restrictions: Immigration regulations restrict enrollment in online distance education courses that require that all coursework be completed on-line.  However, immigration regulations do not restrict enrollment in hybrid distance education courses that require that coursework be completed through a combination of online and in-classroom coursework.

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