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Post-Master’s Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) Program

Admission Requirements

  • Online application through Graduate Admissions
  • Masters preparation, BS in nursing and current RN licensure
  • Masters preparation may be in any of these categories:
    • APRNs
    • Master's in nursing administration, nursing education, or related nursing field with demonstrated leadership experience
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Three letters of recommendation (one academic recommendation preferred)
  • Interview with nursing faculty
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in nursing MS program
  • Written professional goal statement
  • 300-500 Master’s or Post-Master’s practicum hours
  • Resume
  • TOEFL if appropriate

For a Graduate Program Application, please visit the UMass Lowell Graduate Admissions website.

Scholarships and loan forgiveness through the Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) may be available.

Contact Us

Susan Parker, DNP, APRN, GNP-BC, ACHPN
DNP Program Coordinator and Lecturer
Telephone: 978-934-4685
e-mail: Susan_Parker1@uml.edu