The Doctor of Nursing Program encompasses the following degree options:
For professionals who have master's degrees in nursing and are currently certified
as advanced practice nurses, i.e. nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists
or nurse anesthetists or are certified as nurse executives.
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For registered nurses who desire to become a nurse practitioner.
All required application materials and documents must be received in order for an application to be considered complete and before an admission decision can be made. Supporting materials will continued to be processed after the program deadline. The application deadlines may be extended on a space-available basis only. Otherwise, the application closes on the posted deadline.
Applicants are encouraged to check the status of their application regularly to ensure documents requested and/or sent have been processed into the system.
Thank you for your interest. Please click here to fill out an information form to request additional information.
Marguerite Murphy, DNP, RN
DNP Program Traditional and Acute Care Director
Jean Pawl, PhD, RN, OCN, CNE
Acting Interim DNP Program Primary Care Director
Karen Sturgill, MPA
Program Manger II
Accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education.
For additional information about the DNP degree, visit the American Association of Colleges of Nursing website
or view the DNP Essentials document.