- Adult-Gerontology NP
- BSN On-campus
- Doctor of Nursing Practice
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Nurse Anesthesia
- Nurse Educator
- PhD in Nursing
- Psychiatric and Mental Health
- RN to BSN
- Nutrition and Dietetics
- Community Nutrition
- MS in Nutrition
- Social Work
- MSW Distance Concentration
- MSW On Campus Concentration
- MSW Distance Foundation
Frequently Asked Questions
How much time are students expected to be on campus?
One week every semester plus an extended period of time in the final semester.
Can I get credit for masters degree courses?
30 credits may be brought in from a completed graduate degree.
Does my masters degree have to be in nursing?
We accept masters degrees in related fields.
Can previous coursework substitute for UND courses?
A petition may be submitted for equivalence of a prior course to a UND course. The faculty member currently teaching the UND course will decide whether it is equivalent.
How long is the program?
Course work can be completed in 2 years full time or 3 years part time. The dissertation should be completed within a planned timeframe. There is a 7 year limit on course work. After 7 years coursework must be repeated.
Is it possible to enter without a masters degree?
A BSN is required for entry. The curriculum will include prescribed masters level courses. The 7 year limit on courses remains.
How do I apply?
Applications are due February 1. Visit the Graduate School and link to the "create mygradspace account" http://graduateschool.UND.edu/ The Graduate School website can also answer many questions you might have.
Is the GRE score a big factor in selection?
The GRE score is always contributory in selection but never a sole criteria for selection.
How can I strengthen my application?
Obtain references from individuals who hold the credential to which you aspire.
How many applications do you get?
We receive around 25 applications a year.
How many students do you accept?
Classes of 6 students are ideal.
Will I have an advisor?
Upon entry you will be assigned a temporary advisor. As you develop your dissertation research question, you may approach individual faculty members to be your permanent advisor and dissertation committee members.
Is there anything else I should know?
You will think of something. Call me, Tracy Evanson, PhD, RN, APHN-BC, 701.777.4559