DNP Program: How to Apply

Application Availability and Deadline

Applications to the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program are generally available from October until January. Applications are due no later than 5:00pm PST on January 15 to begin full-time study the following Autumn Quarter.

Minimum Requirements

Required Application Materials

  1. DNP application instructions
  2. DNP application checklist
  3. Online DNP application, including the School of Nursing Graduate School Application Supplemental Form
  4. Current resume
  5. 3 letters of recommendation
  6. Responses to the admissions questions
  7. Completed Background Check, Authorization for Repeat Checks, and Dissemination of Results form
  8. Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended; foreign transcripts must include translated evaluations
  9. Copies of English competency (reading, writing, and comprehension, as well as spoken) scores, if applicable