Please be aware that only complete applications will be processed. The instructions below will help you to submit a complete application.

Before you get started, we recommend attending a virtual information session.

This is not an admission requirement; however, it is strongly encouraged that you attend a virtual information session or schedule a private one-on-one meeting with an admissions coordinator.

There are 5 easy steps to apply:

1. Apply

Apply online at Within the online application, one essays will need to be completed:

The essay should provide a clear and concise explanation of your interest in Cabarrus College and your career in healthcare, and one should assess your level of critical thinking.

Nonrefundable Application Fee: $50

If you are an Atrium Health employee fill out our Fast Track Application.

2. Send your transcripts

To complete your admission file, we require official transcripts from all colleges you have previously attended.

Official transcripts can be sent via mail or electronically to

ATTN: Office of Admissions
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
401 Medical Park Drive, Concord, NC 28025
Fax: 704-403-2077

3. Submit 2 professional references

Submit two professional references using the reference form.

Forms can be sent to us via mail, email or fax.

For Fast Track Applications, references are not required.

4. Submit a copy of your active, unencumbered RN license.

5. Log in to view application status

Please allow 48 hours for your application to be processed.

Once the application has been processed by the admissions team, the applicant will receive a welcome email. This will instruct you on how to log into the applicant portal to review application status and checklist for admissions.

For more information about the MSN program contact:

Melanie Gass
Phone: 704-403-1613