Who Should Apply

For current registered nurses who have completed 2,080 direct patient care hours, the DNP Program at the UConn School of Nursing is a terminal degree program with two points of entry. 

  1. The BS-DNP option is designed for applicants who currently hold a BSN and are interested in acquiring an MS degree and advanced practice certification en route to their DNP.
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  2. The post-master’s program is designed for nurses who already hold a master’s degree.
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The DNP program is online, with intensive sessions required on the Storrs, CT, campus in August and in January.