The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is offered specifically for nurse practitioners who wish to increase their knowledge base concerning safe and effective primary patient care for diverse populations.
The DNP program offers a full-time plan of study (12 months) and part-time plan of study (24 months). Seventy-eight hours are required for post-baccalaureate entry and thirty-eight to forty-four hours are required for post-masters entry, depending on the number of clinical hours earned in the master's program.
Information regarding the Department of Graduate Nursing programs and applications for admission may be secured by writing to: Department of Graduate Nursing Mississippi University for Women 1100 College St. MUW-910 Columbus, MS 39701-5800
Applicants to the Department of Graduate Nursing must meet General Admission Requirements and Graduate Admission Procedures noted in the Graduate Studies Bulletin including all official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate work from all institutions attended $25.00 application fee, and immunization requirements sent to the Department of Graduate Nursing.
Application deadline is February 1; however, seats may already be filled. It is best to apply early.
See Graduate Tuition & Costs
Additional Expenses for Nursing Students:
Malpractice Insurance -----------------------$20.00 - up Diagnostic and Lab Software ---------------$150.00 - up Typhon Clinical Tracking ---------------------$75.00 Books and Software ----------------------$2,000.00 (estimated) Typing/Editing service -----------------------$500.00 - up
For more information, please call the Office of Financial Aid (662) 329-7114.
For Mississippi Residents Only: Please visit IHL site below after January to apply for scholarships. www.ihl.state.ms.us/financialaid/nursing.html
Information on the course for this program can be found on our website.
Graduate Nursing Application
Visit the College of Nursing & Speech Language Pathology page
Kristi Acker, DNP DNP Coordinator
Phone: (662) 329-7323
Lorraine Gaddis, DNP DNP Coordinator
1100 College Street Columbus, MS 39701phone: 662.329.4750 or 877.462.8439