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Admission Requirements Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice

Admission Requirements

  • BSN degree from a regionally accredited institution and CCNE/ACEN/CNEA accredited nursing program 
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale in all college work 
  • Have at least one year of professional nursing experience 
  • Hold current, unencumbered licensure as an RN in the U.S. 
  • Official transcripts from every post-secondary school where a degree was earned and any graduate-level coursework 
  • Transfer credit request form
  • Applicants who do not meet the minimum GPA requirement will be required to submit one letter of recommendation

  • The acceptance of transfer credit is at the discretion of Maryville University, click to view our transfer credit policy

  • Maryville’s online nursing programs require students with an international education background to have their BSN from a CCNE/ACEN accredited program for the MSN and BSN-DNP programs, and their MSN from a CCNE/ACEN accredited program for the post-master’s Certificate, DNP, and DNP-NP programs. Please reach out to an enrollment advisor for more information. 

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