School of Nursing

Doctor of Nursing Practice: BSN to DNP Admissions

Mar
01
Fall 2023 Application Deadline

Admission Requirements

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  • BSN from a nationally accredited school of nursing (ACEN, NLNAC, CCNE)
  • RN licensure in Texas or compact state license
  • 3.0 minimum GPA from last 60 hours of college coursework
  • Three professional references
  • $45 School of Nursing Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • A completed NursingCAS application
  • NursingCAS Application Fee
  • Candidates for graduate admissions will be invited to interview and submit a writing sample
  • Minimum of 1 year (2000 hours) of Registered Nurse (RN) experience in a clinical setting documented via resume or vitae prior to first class day*

*Beginning with all applicants to Fall 2024 cohorts

The admissions application, NursingCAS fee, and official transcripts are due to NursingCAS by the application deadline. Please submit official transcripts of all attended schools to:

NursingCAS
P.O. Box 9201
Watertown, MA 02471

Application and Fee

Application deadline: March 1

A completed NursingCAS application must be submitted before the application deadline. All fees are accessed through the NursingCAS application. The School of Nursing Application Fee is $45 and is non-refundable. The NursingCAS fee is separate and is set by NursingCAS.

Transcripts

The admissions application, NursingCAS fee, and official transcripts are due to NursingCAS by the application deadline. Please submit official transcripts of all attended schools to:

NursingCAS
P.O. Box 9201
Watertown, MA 02471

Program Information

The BSN to DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice) is a doctoral degree that prepares students for the highest level of nursing practice. This program is designed for students who hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Applicants to the BSN-to-DNP program will choose a specialization track in one of the following:

  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP)
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

Admitted Student Profiles

Accreditation

The DNP program at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791