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The application deadline for fall admission to the Post-Master's DNP program is May 1.
The Nurse Anesthesia Post-Baccalaureate DNP application deadline is September 1 for the following fall semester. NA Info
Post-Master's DNP Admission Requirements
- Completion of a Master’s degree or higher from an accredited program of nursing.
- Current U.S. licensure unencumbered and in good standing as a Registered Nurse with board certification as a Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Anesthetist or Nurse Midwife.
- A minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0. Priority will be given to those applicants with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or greater in graduate coursework.
- Graduate level statistics course completed within the five years prior to admission.
- A two page narrative stating the applicant's professional goals for DNP education and describing how the DNP will contribute to those goals. The narrative should propose a clinical interest or practice problem topic for the applicant's scholarly DNP project, with a scope that would yield a result such as a system-wide change at the organizational, regional, or national level; a new/revised state health policy; or the implementation of significant new services to a population or geographic region. This narrative will provide insight to the admissions committee on the applicant's professional goals and expectations, determine whether the applicant's topic corresponds to existing faculty expertise, and assess written communication skills.
- Three letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a graduate-prepared nurse or faculty member. Letters should speak to applicant's ability to be successful in the DNP, addressing items such as clinical skills, critical thinking, independent decision making, and collaborative skills with other health professionals, nursing leadership, etc.
- Resume or curriculum vitae.
- All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Study's English Language Proficiency Requirement. (A score of at least 26 on the writing and speaking subsections is required in addition the School of Graduate Study's requirement of 76 for applicants who submit an IBT TOEFL.)
- Interview required.
- Background check from the CNPD approved vendor with satisfactory results prior to admission.
Please contact us at und.graduatenursing@email.UND.edu with any additional questions.
UND may not be able to accommodate clinical experiences in some states due to specific state regulations and competitiveness of placement. Please contact your state board of nursing PRIOR TO APPLYING to see if there are any restrictions or special requirements that could impact your attendance at an out of state online nursing program.