DNP to PhD Program

Admission Criteria

  • DNP degree from an approved, accredited school
  • Graduate grade-point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Completion of the University Application for the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Program
  • One official transcript from each college or university attended
  • Three professional recommendations (including two from nurses who hold the PhD degree)
  • An example of scholarly writing (thesis, article, paper)
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Resume
  • Interview
  • GRE general test is recommended but not required
  • International applicants must meet additional requirements for admission

The priority application deadline is January 15 for Fall Entrance. All materials must be received by the priority deadline to receive priority consideration.

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