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DNP to PhD Admission Criteria

All Ph.D. program admission requirements outlined previously are necessary. Additionally, a Doctor in Nursing Practice degree with a Major in Nursing from a university or college of nursing program accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education is required. Transcripts must be sent to the University's Graduate College as described in the Ph.D. program's admission section.

The following are also required for admission to the D.N.P. to Ph.D. program:

a)       GPA of 3.5 for the D.N.P. degree.

b)      One reference letter from the D.N.P. program is required in addition to others described in the Ph.D. program's admission section.

c)       Scholarly product from coursework completed at the D.N.P. level.

d)      All other Ph.D. admission requirements must be met.