DNP Admission

Priority Application Dates: Fall Admission (April 1st) and Spring Admission (October 1st). Applications will continue to be accepted after these dates.

Nurses who hold the master's degree in nursing in one of the following advanced practice areas may apply: nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, midwifery, nursing administration, or informatics.

At this time, the DNP program cannot admit nurses from the State of New York.

Each student must apply to the UAH Graduate School as well as apply to the College of Nursing.

To Apply:

Step One: Apply online with UAH Graduate School at:
Have official transcripts sent to UAH from any university you have attended.

Step Two: Submit completed application for admission to the UAH CON (available here in PDF format or MS Word format). Applicant must submit Professional Statement as detailed on the application.

Step Three: Have 2 completed Graduate Recommendation Forms submitted from individuals familiar with applicant's academic and clinical abilities. Download the form at: (Form in PDF format).

Step Four: Forward verification of clinical hours form to university that awarded MSN degree and have it submitted to the UAH CON.

Step Five: Submit current CV or resume to the UAH CON.

On Campus Orientation

The DNP on-campus orientation (required for all new incoming students) will be held at the beginning of the first semester of enrollment. More information is available in the Office of the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs at 256-824-6669.