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Graduate School

Nursing Practice - DNP


Online Format

  • Major: Nursing Practice
  • Degree: Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • School/College: Nursing

Program Website

See the program curriculum and learn about admission. 



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Ready to apply? Take note of any deadlines and documents required for this degree program.


Summer BSN-DNP Application Deadlines:  
     Early:  September 1
November 1
February 1

Fall DNP (Post Masters) Application Deadlines:  

     Early:  January 15
March 1
June 1

Required Documents

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 (from all earned degrees)
  • Transcripts from all Colleges/Universities (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation (from a Doctorally prepared registered nurse or physician)
  • Personal Goal Statement (should reflect program outcomes)
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Current Unencumbered RN Licensure in State of Practice

Applications Accepted for These Semesters...

  • Summer Semester for BSN entry applicants only
  • Fall Semester for Post Masters entry applicants only

Area of Concentration 

BSN Entry Options (required to choose): 

  • Adult Gerontology Adult Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Executive Healthcare Leadership

Post Master's Option (not required) :

  • Executive Healthcare Leadership


A Note from the Program

The DNP program is designed to prepare nurses as clinical practitioners and scholars to assume advanced practice clinical and leadership roles.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.