credit hours
cost per credit
Total Tuition*

*Does not include fees. Based on the academic year 2022-2023. Cost per credit and total cost subject to inflation.

The DNP program is designed for individuals who hold a master’s degree in nursing and who function in an advanced practice or leadership role within their organization. This may include nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nursing leaders, and nursing educators. Other admission requirements include:

  • A completed hours verification form in addition to the online application
  • Two essays, an up-to-date resume, and two letters of recommendation
  • A minimum graduate GPA of 3.0
  • GRE/MAT, though applicants with a GPA of 3.5 or higher in their MS in Nursing program will have this requirement waived
  • Transfer up to nine credits
  • An interview with the program director