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

Additional Applicant Requirements if Admitted to the DNP Program

If you are admitted to the Doctor of Nursing Practice program, there are a few additional requirements that must be completed before you matriculate into the program.  You must:

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