Doctor of Nursing Practice

 

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    DNP Admission Criteria


    Post-Baccalaureate entry:

    1. Registered professional nurse licensure.*
    2. Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited program with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale.**
    3. Written statement – see the online application for essay requirements.
    4. Three letters of recommendation.
    5. Curriculum Vitae and supporting documents.
    6. Interview may be required.
    7. Health Care Provider Basic Life Support certification, malpractice insurance, current University and School of Nursing health requirements.

    **Registered professional nurse licensure is required prior to the start of the Fall semester.
    ** Transcripts from foreign institutions must be evaluated for transfer equivalency credits by an accredited evaluation service, such as the World Education Services (WES) http://www.wes.org



    Post-Masters entry:

    1. Registered professional nurse licensure.
    2. Master’s degree in Nursing from an accredited program with a minimum GPA of a 3.0 on a 4-point scale.*
    3. National certification as a nurse practitioner or nurse-midwife.**
    4. Written statement – see the online application for essay requirements.
    5. Three letters of recommendation.
    6. Curriculum Vitae and supporting documents.
    7. Interview may be required.
    8. Health Care Provider Basic Life Support certification, malpractice insurance, current University and School of Nursing health requirements.

    * Transcripts from foreign institutions must be evaluated for transfer equivalency credits by an accredited evaluation service, such as the World Education Services (WES) http://www.wes.org
    **National certification is required within 11 weeks after completing the Master of Science degree requirements.