How to Apply

Submitting an Application

A new cohort of DNP scholars begins each August. The part-time program is 30 credits, fully online and spans over 24 months. Applications for Fall 2024 are now being accepted on a rolling basis.


  • Completed online application
  • $100 application fee 
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale in a master’s program
  • Proof of current and unrestricted licensure as a registered nurse
  • If applicable, documentation of current certification as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN)
  • Unofficial transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • Resume and/or Curriculum Vitae
  • Two (2) letters of reference that highlight the applicant’s personal character, professional accomplishments, leadership, and academic ability

Note: Please complete the application accurately, in its entirety. All information provided must be true. Evidence of false, deceptive or misleading information at any time will result in dismissal or rejection from the DNP program without refund of tuition or fees. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. It is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure all documents have been received.

Due to SARA regulations we are unable to accept students from the state of California.