How long does it take to complete the program?
When can I apply?
What are the prerequisites to the program?
- A bachelors of science degree in nursing from a nationally accredited program
- Completion of a graduate level statistics course with a grade of “C” or higher (If you have not taken a graduate level statistics course, we recommend Nursing 7010 (preferred) or STAT 7020 Statistical Methods in the Health Sciences which is available online via Mizzou Online.
For additional admission requirements, see the Applying to the DNP Program.
How much can I work while in school?
If you plan to work full time during your studies, you should select a part time curriculum plan. Most students find taking two courses per semester allows time for work and a personal life. If, however, you plan to work full time and you have significant family and community obligations, one course per semester is recommended.
How much time should I devote to studying?
How much does the DNP Program cost?
What financial assistance is available?
For further information about financial assistance for graduate programs, contact the MU Office of Student Financial Aid at 573.882.7506.