Chatham University

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

NursingCAS Instructions

Applicants now have the option of applying to the DNP program via NursingCAS. You can use NursingCAS to apply to Chatham University and other participating schools. NursingCAS processes your application and transcripts on behalf of the university.

To apply to the DNP program via NursingCAS, visit and click "Apply Here" to initiate your application. And click on "Create Account" and complete the required fields in order to start your application. View this short instructional video on how to complete a NursingCAS application.

Additionally, please review the information below carefully and we recommend that you review this information before you begin your application as well. Although, some sections of the NursingCAS application are marked "optional" please follow the guidelines below for Chatham University's requirements and note that your application will not be considered until ALL elements listed below under "Requirements" are completed and submitted.


Application Steps and Admission Requirements

Complete the NursingCAS Application and all the application requirements outlined below. In addition, all applicants seeking admission to the program must complete the following:


Items to be mailed to NursingCAS

All official transcripts (even if you are currently enrolled at this institution) must be mailed from each issuing institution's registrar's office directly to NursingCAS. In order to expedite the processing be sure to include the Transcript Request Form. NursingCAS processes your transcripts on behalf of school. NursingCAS cannot process transcripts stamped with "Issued to Student".

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 9201
Watertown, MA 02471

Mailing Address for Certified Mail, FedEx or UPS ONLY:

NursingCAS Transcript Department
311 Arsenal Street
Suite 15
Watertown, MA 02472

*Do not send your transcripts to Chatham University

NOTE: International applicants should have a copy of a foreign evaluation directly to NursingCAS that demonstrates successful completion of a bachelor's degree in nursing


Chatham University NursingCAS Requirements

Applicant Information Section

Education Section

Additional Sections



The deadline is 4/15/2014 for Fall 2014 entry.

ALL required admissions materials and payments must be submitted by the deadline. Do not wait until the last minute to submit your application. All official transcripts must be submitted to NursingCAS in order for your application to be processed and verified for Chatham University to review. Request transcripts to be sent immediately.

Monitor the Status of Your Application:
The "My Messages" section of the NursingCAS application will include any messages that NursingCAS or a school has sent to you. Please check your "My Messages" to see if you have received any vital information about your application. Messages will be sent to the "My Messages" inbox and your personal email address that you created your account with.

Use the "Quick Status Menu" options to check to see your Transcript(s), Reference(s), or Payment(s) have been received after you submit them. To check to see which Designations you have selected (in other words programs you have applied to) by clicking on the Designations option under the Quick Status menu. The GPA Calculations option under the Quick Status menu will display any GPA calculations NursingCAS has generated for you based on the coursework data you entered. Your application has been "verified" once your GPA Calculations are complete. Learn more about "verification".


Contact and Help Information

For questions regarding the NursingCAS application please contact NursingCAS support via phone at 617-612-2880 Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Eastern Time and Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time and via email at Or post questions to NursingCAS by following their Twitter and/or Facebook accounts. Detailed instructions and FAQs are available too. Instructional videos are posted on the NursingCAS YouTube channel.

For questions regarding Chatham University please email David Vey, the Assistant Director of Online Admission, at or call 412-365-1498.