Nursing
    650 University Boulevard E, Box 870358, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Nursing Practice, DNP
 
 
Specialty Area(s)** : Post-Baccalaureate DNP, Post-Master's DNP.

Program Director(s): Dr. Pat Carter, (205) 348-1020
Application Contact: Ms Christina Horen (Program Assistant), (205) 348-3071
Vickie Samuel (Graduate Nursing Programs), (205) 348-8163
Application Deadline: Fall term - March 1st. Spring term - August 1st. Summer term - December 1st.
  
Allow Conditional Language Admission?   No.
Offer Accelerated Master’s Program (AMP)?   No.
** A specialty area represents broad informal areas of study and/or research within a department and reflects faculty expertise.

Admission Requirements
Item Information
Application Fee
Required.
Statement of Purpose
Statement of purpose for the intended graduate program.
Resume / CV
Required.
Letters of Recommendation
Two letters of recommendation.
Transcript
Please upload an unofficial transcript for any institution of higher education at which you have completed 15 or more credit hours. Official transcripts must be received prior to registering for classes.
The minimum GPA to be considered: 3 (for regular admission).
Graduate Admission Test Scores
NOTE: During the COVID-19 crisis, admission test scores are not required for students applying for summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021 admission. Unofficial GRE or MAT scores required. Official scores must be submitted on admission (GRE School Code: 1830; MAT School Code: 1012). Waived if GPA>3.0. Test score is required if GPA is lower than 3.0.
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
GRE: 300, MAT: 50th Percentile.
English Proficiency Test
NOTE: During the COVID-19 crisis we are accepting Duolingo scores (minimum of 105 for regular admission). Non-native speakers are required to submit unofficial TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores (official scores are submitted on admission) unless they meet at least one of the following criteria: 1) at the time of initial enrollment, they will hold a degree from a U.S. institution or an institution in one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below; 2) at the time of initial enrollment, they will have been enrolled in coursework for at least two years at a U.S. institution or an institution in one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below; 3) they are a citizen or legal resident of one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below. https://graduate.ua.edu/prospective-students/international-admissions/
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
TOEFL: 79, IELTS: 6.5, PTE: 59.
Departmental Information Sheet
A verification of Post-Baccalaureate Clinical and Practice hours.
CertificateNational certification in advanced practice role.
LicenseRN License.
Additional Requirements:Interview and Writing Sample - Information will be sent after application is complete.

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