The BSN to DNP has two specialty tracks - Family Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Executive. Students completing the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) concentration will be eligible to sit for the Family Nurse Practitioner certification examination.
The Post MSN DNP curricula builds on traditional master's programs by providing educations in evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and systems leadership. The DNP is designed for nurses seeking a terminal degree in nursing practice and offers an alternative to research-focused doctoral programs.
*Items marked with a single asterisk (*) should be submitted directly to the Graduate School after application. **Items marked with a double asterisk (**) should be submitted directly to firstname.lastname@example.org after application.
If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Melissa Hamlin at 270-745-4392.
Please ensure that you select the correct concentration (BSN to DNP Nurse Executive, BSN to DNP Family NursePractitioner, or MSN to DNP) when completing your application to avoid payment of another application fee and submission of a corrected (new) application.
Please note that if your application is submitted with the wrong option in Checklist item 8 or 9, you will have to complete a new application and incur an additional application fee.
All admission materials marked with a single asterick (*) in the Admission Requirements section above must be submitted electronically via WKU Graduate School's Admission Document Upload or as attachment to email@example.com. All transcripts must be sent directly to the Graduate School. Please refer to the Graduate School website for mailing address.
All admission materials marked with a double asterick (**) in the Admission Requirements section above must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the program, please contact: Dr. Eve Main at email@example.com; for more information about the application process, please contact Melissa Hamlin at 270-745-4392.