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Nursing

Program Summary

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is a doctoral degree that prepares nurses to a) practice in an advanced nursing role in a specialization and b) lead innovative, evidence-based practice initiatives that positively impact quality improvements in healthcare systems. Registered nurses who are qualified at the baccalaureate or masters level may be admitted.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Health and Human Sciences

Degree(s) Offered: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Program Requires GRE: No

Letters of Recommendation: 3

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

Internationals
Living Abroad
Applicants Residing
in the U.S.
Priority
Consideration
Fall May 1 July 15 February 15
Spring October 1 December 1 October 1

*Early applications are strongly encouraged

For More Information

School of Nursing
1240 Normal Rd., DeKalb, IL 60115
Program Website
(815) 753-1231

Director of Graduate Studies:
Pamela Taylor MS, APRN, FNP-BC
ptaylor@niu.edu
(815) 753-0662

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