To be considered for acceptance in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program, applicants must:
- Hold a Master’s degree in Nursing conferred by a regionally accredited college or university.
- Have a cumulative graduate school GPA of 3.0 or greater.
- Be licensed as a registered nurse with an unencumbered license in the state the practicum will be completed.
- Submit all required information to be received by the admissions department no later than the deadline, which is May 10, 2013 for the July 2013 cohort. The admissions deadline is January 16, 2014 for the March 2014 cohort.
How to Apply
1. Submit the TUN Admission Application. You may download the PDF to your computer, complete the application, save it using the “Save As” function, and print the file.
2. Pay a non-refundable application fee of $50. Students can pay online with a credit card.
3. Submit official transcripts from all institutions of higher education attended, including undergraduate and graduate. All Foreign graduates must have their transcripts evaluated by World Education Services (www.wes.org) to determine the United States educational credit or equivalency.
4. Submit an essay that discusses a topic of interest for the DNP Scholarly Project. This essay will be evaluated on compliance with APA formatting and style guidelines, command of the English language, logical thought, and the appropriateness of the chosen topic for an evidence-based project.
5. Submit a copy of your active licensure as a Registered Nurse.
6. Submit supporting documents to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
Touro University Nevada
Office of Admissions
Attn: DNP Program
874 American Pacific Drive
Henderson, NV 89014
7. Students can email the admissions office or call (702) 777-1750 to verify supporting documents have been received.
8. Upon receipt of all admissions documents, the School of Nursing Graduate Admissions Committee will review, conduct a phone interview if the committee deems necessary, and determine which candidates will be accepted into the program. You will receive a letter within two weeks of the stated admissions deadline with the committee’s decision.
9. Applicants who are offered admission must:
- Pass a Level I criminal background check and drug screen.
- Complete required health immunizations and other requirements identified by the School of Nursing (varies based on practicum experience).
- Submit the $500 deposit.
Failure to comply with the above requirements by the date stated in your admissions invitation letter will result in revocation of the admission invitation.
Disclaimer: Admission requirements are subject to change.