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Doctor of Nursing Practice: D.N.P.

Prerequisites

Applicants to the DNP program must hold a master's degree in nursing(MSN) or a related master's degree with a 3.5 overall G.P.A. from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university.

Additionally, applicants must provide evidence of R.N. licensure and board certification(notarized copies of certification/license) in an advanced practice speciality(NP,CNS,CNM,CRNA) or experience(at least two years post-Master's) as a nurse manager/nurse executive.Board certification in management(CENP,CNML) is preferred but not required for nurse managers.

Completion of a statistics courses with a grade of "B" or better at a regionally accredited U.S. post-secondary institution within 5 years prior to the application deadline. This course MUST be completed BEFORE not during the application process.