How to Apply

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March 1 @ 11:59p EST

Application Deadline
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(This is completed later on as you will need a student ID to complete this step)


Following is the step-by-step application process for all specialty tracks of the FIU Post-Graduate's Nurse Practitioner certificate program.

Note: International students must meet additional university requirements before proceeding with an application. Visit the NP Certificate Programs Admissions page and FIU Graduate School website for details.

Step 1: Submit NursingCAS Application

  • Complete an online application via NursingCAS – Centralized Application Service for the specialty program of your choice. Note that you may submit ONLY ONE NursingCAS application per admission cycle – and pay the appropriate fee to NursingCAS. (Applications will be accepted from Dec. 1 to March 1 for Fall admission.)
  • Submit required FIU Grad Application Fee via will need a student ID to complete this step)
  • Send official transcripts from ALL SCHOOLS attended (all associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree coursework) to NursingCAS for upload and verification. EXCEPTION: Foreign transcripts, along with their official evaluations (grades, credits, and GPA in U.S. terms), should be sent directly to the college at the following address:

         Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences
         Florida International University
         Modesto A. Maidique Campus – AHC 3, Rm. 121
         11200 SW 8 Street
         Miami, FL 33199

  • Upload all required supplemental items including a professional CV, copy of an active Florida RN and/or ARNP license, and professional reference letters to NursingCAS .

*For questions about the NursingCAS application service contact 617-612-2880 or

Step 2: Professional Interview

  • Interviews are by invitation only.
  • The FIU Graduate Nursing Admissions Committee will extend an invitation to a select number of applications to participate in a panel interview following a review of all completed applications.
  • Interview candidates may be instructed to bring an additional set of official transcripts to their interview appointment.

Contact Us

For assistance or questions regarding our admission and/or application requirements, please contact the FIU Graduate Nursing office: 

Tel: 305-348-7703