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.
Fall May 1 August 15
Spring October 1 December 13

*Early applications are strongly encouraged

Contact Us

School of Nursing
1240 Normal Rd., DeKalb, IL 60115
Program Website
niuonline@niu.edu
815-496-8000

Back to top