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(a minimum of 74 credits)

Registered nurses with an earned Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree are eligible to apply for the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Upon completing the DNP program, they will be awarded both an MSN and a DNP degree.

Students selected for the BSN-to-DNP pathway choose one of the following advanced practice specialty areas:

The specialty area is selected at the time of application to the DNP program. Some specialty areas have fixed application deadlines once a year (e.g., nurse anesthesia) while others have three deadlines per year.

The BSN-to-DNP admission criteria provide full requirements for admission into the DNP program.