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Frequently Asked Questions

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I don’t go to UMSL, I go to another nursing school.  Can I still apply for the extern program?

Do you do rolling admissions?

I just found out about the program and I may not be able to get my application in by January 31, 2018.  Can I still mail it? 

My school won’t let me use the course as credit, do I have to take it?

Will I get paid for the program?

What if my GPA is less than 3.0, can I still apply?

How much will I need to pay for the course out of pocket?

I see that I will get charged for other fees such as for health and student activities.  I will not use these, do I still have to pay them?

Do you provide Housing?

What will my schedule be for the 10 weeks?

When will I receive my schedule?

Can I keep my current job and still be in the extern program?

Can I take classes while in the extern program?

My family has a vacation planned during the extern program.  Can I rearrange my schedule so that I can go with them?

Will I get my first choices of hospital and unit?

When will you review the applications?

When will we be notified if we have been accepted into the program?

My application is complete but I don’t have my references from my faculty members yet.  Can I send them separately?

Will you notify me when you get my application?

How will I be notified if I have been accepted into the Program?

How do I know if I am considered an in state student.  My parents live out of state but I have an apartment in Missouri?

Can this extern program help me get a job after I graduate?

Can I apply if I go to an ADN Nursing Program?