To be considered for acceptance in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program, applicants must:
- Reside in the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, or Texas. At this time, the Doctor of Nursing Practice program will have limited admissions restricted to students from these specific states.
- 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. Priority deadlines are: January 21 for Spring Cohort, May 29 for Summer Cohort, and September 21 for Fall Cohort.
How to Apply
1. Submit a completed application. Students wishing to apply for any of the start terms must indicate on the admissions application as such: July cohort (mark Summer), November cohort (mark Fall), or March cohort (mark Spring).
2. Pay a $75 nonrefundable application fee. The fee can be paid online through the admissions application.
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. Please use the sample essay as an example.
5. Submit in writing U.S. state(s) of your active licensure as a Registered Nurse.
6. Submit supporting documents to email@example.com or by mail to:
Touro University Nevada
Attn: Office of Admissions 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. Please be advised our programs operate on a rolling admission basis until the cohort is filled. Applicants who do not gain admission to their primary cohort of choice will be given the option to defer to the subsequent cohort.
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.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
To learn more about the admissions process, applicants are encouraged to read the DNP FAQs.
Effective July 1, 2015, upon acceptance to Touro University Nevada’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program, all deposits made to secure a position in the class are non-refundable.
Disclaimer: Admission requirements are subject to change.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Touro University Nevada are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).