Doctor of Nursing Practice

 

DNP Admission Criteria



The School of Nursing is currently only accepting applicants with advanced standing. In order to apply, you must hold a Master of Science degree as an advanced Nurse Practitioner or a certified Nurse Midwife. See advanced standing criteria below.

1. Registered professional nurse licensure.*
2. Baccalaureate degree with a major 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 online letters of recommendation.
5. Curriculum Vitae and supporting documents.
6. Interview may be required.
7. All newly admitted students will receive an email from the SON Required Documentation email address, shown below, with detailed instruction to utilize the required CastleBranch web-based software system. This system requires a one time fee and is where students will upload and manage required documents."son_required_documentation@stonybrook.edu"


*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



Advanced Standing entry:

1. Master’s degree in Nursing from an accredited program with a minimum GPA of a 3.0 on a 4-point scale.+
2. Registered professional nurse licensure.
3. Advanced practice registered nurse licensure.
4. National certification as a nurse practitioner or nurse-midwife(Preferred).
5. Written statement – see the online application for essay requirements.
6. Three online letters of recommendation.
7. Curriculum Vitae and supporting documents.
8. Interview may be required.
9. All newly admitted students will receive an email from the SON Required Documentation email address, shown below, with detailed instruction to utilize the required CastleBranch web-based software system. This system requires a one time fee and is where students will upload and manage required documents."son_required_documentation@stonybrook.edu"


+ 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