DNP Program - Admission Information
Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree
Download the Doctoral Quick-Start Guide (.pdf).
Applications are available beginning July 1 of the academic year prior to admission. The deadline for completion of applications for fall admission is May 1.
Individuals seeking admission to the doctoral program must meet the following requirements:
Additional Program Information and Requirements
DNP students are admitted one time during the academic year (fall semester). The application deadline for fall admission is May 1. If the application deadline is on a weekend, then the application deadline is on the first business day of the month.
All candidates are subject to a criminal-history background check as mandated by the state of Mississippi and the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Students will be fingerprinted upon admission to the program.
To be considered for admission, all application materials, information and interviews must be received and completed by the application deadline.
Computer literacy requirement
To be successful in the DNP program, students must be fluent in computer use. Applicants should be familiar with the use of basic computing, including, but not limited to, the Internet, search engines, browsers and instructional computer systems (Blackboard or Web CT), as well as publicly available research databases (PubMed, CINAHL, Psych, etc.).