To apply for the Carson-Newman Doctor of Nursing Practice program, please follow these steps:
In addition to the common admission requirements for all C-N graduate programs, applicants to the MSN program must meet these minimum qualifications:
Applicants accepted to the program must complete the following with instruction and counsel provided by the Department of Nursing.
To earn the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, the following criteria must be met:
1. Completion of all 33 credit hours in the DNP program while maintaining a gpa of 3.0 or higher within 5 years of beginning the program.
2. Completion of 1,000 hours or more of post-baccalaureate supervised academic program practice hours with a minimum of 400 hours completed at Carson-Newman University during the DNP program.
3. Recommendation of the student’s DNP Project Committee for graduation after the successful completion and dissemination of the DNP Project.