Admission Requirements

BSN to DNP Pre-Requisites – to be completed before the program start date:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a regionally or nationally accredited school of nursing with 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA
  • Current, unencumbered WA State RN License
  • Completion of college-level statistics (both descriptive and inferential) with a 3.0 (B) or better
  • Candidates should have direct care RN experience

MSN to DNP Pre-Requisites – to be completed before the program start date:

  • Master of Science in Nursing degree from a regionally or nationally accredited school of nursing with 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA
  • Current, unencumbered WA State RN License
  • Completion of college-level statistics (both descriptive and inferential) with a 3.0 (B) or better
  • Candidates should have direct care RN experience
  • ARNP candidates only: copy of current advanced practice certification

In addition to the above listed application requirements, international students must provide proof of English proficiency:

  • TOEFL iBT minimum scores: 86 cumulative score, with minimum individual scores of 26 speaking, 20 writing, 20 reading, and 20 listening.
  • IELTS (academic version) minimum scores: 6.5 overall band score, with minimum individual band scores of 8 speaking, 5.5 writing, 6.5 reading, and 6.5 listening.