At Saint Mary’s College our faculty serve as mentors to students, providing support and guidance throughout your educational experience. We believe the application process should reflect that experience. Your graduate admission counselor will assist you from inquiry to enrollment. Our application process is competitive and we are committed to helping you submit your strongest application.
What you will need to apply
Each graduate program has a specific application process and requirements. Generally all graduate program requirements are as follows:
- A bachelor’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited college or university, or the international equivalent
- Application form and application fee
- Official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended
- Letters of recommendation
- Official test scores
- Personal statement
- Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Prospective students may apply for the DNP program in one of three tracks: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care (AG-ACNP), Adult-Gerontology Primary Care (AG-PCNP), or Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). Enrollment for the new DNP cohort begins each fall. Saint Mary’s College uses the Centralized Application Service for Nursing Programs (NursingCAS) application system. Candidates must complete the application form, submit the application fee for NursingCAS (no additional fee is collected by Saint Mary’s), and provide all supporting documents through the NursingCAS application system. The program has a priority deadline of June 15; applications may be submitted after this date if seats are available.
Application Requirements for Doctor of Nursing Practice
Saint Mary's College uses the Professional Science Master's Centralized Application Service (PSMCAS) application system. Candidates must complete the PSMCAS application form and submit the appropriate fee to PSMCAS (there is no additional fee charged by Saint Mary’s College). Letters of recommendation, test scores and official transcripts may be sent to PSMCAS or directly to the College.
Items sent directly to the College may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent directly to the College:
Saint Mary’s College
Graduate Admission Office
160 C Le Mans Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556-5001
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, but prospective students are encouraged to apply early in order to increase their chance of admission. The program has a priority deadline of June 15; applications may be submitted after this date if seats are available.
Having trouble accessing the PSMCAS application? The preferred browsers are Google Chrome or Firefox. If you are still having issues, please contact Liaison International’s technical support team at T: 857-304- 2038 or E-mail: PSMCAS@liaisoncas.com.
Application Requirements for Master of Science in Data Science
Saint Mary’s College uses the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS) application system. Candidates must complete the application form, submit the application fee for CSDCAS (no additional fee is collected by Saint Mary’s), and provide all supporting documents through the CSDCAS application system. The application deadline is February 1.
Application Requirements for Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology