The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is a doctoral degree that prepares students for the highest level of nursing practice. This program is designed for students who hold a Master's degree in Nursing, and who have nursing specialty preparation at the graduate level. Applicants to the DNP program will choose from three different tracks: the Advanced Practice Leadership track, the Public Health track, or the Executive Administrative Management track.
Fall: June 1
GPA from Last 60 Hours of College Coursework: 3.0
Admitted Student Profiles
The DNP program requires an MSN degree from a CCNE, ACEN, or NLNAC accredited program. Additionally, applicants must currently hold licensure as an RN in Texas, or hold a compact license with multi-state privileges that includes Texas. All DNP applicants will be required to submit three professional references with their NursingCAS application. In addition, candidates for graduate admissions will be invited to interview and submit a writing sample. The admissions application, NursingCAS fee, and official transcripts are due to NursingCAS by the application deadline.
Please submit official transcripts of all attended schools to:
P.O. Box 9201
Watertown, MA 02471
Application and fee
All Nursing programs at UT Health San Antonio require a completed NursingCAS application to be submitted before the deadline.
A completed NursingCAS application must be submitted before the application deadline. All fees are accessed through the NursingCAS application. The Office of Admissions fee is $45 and is non-refundable. The NursingCAS fee is separate and is set by NursingCAS.