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MSN to DNP Admission Requirements and Application Process

Admission Requirements

  • MSN and RN licensure

  • GPA 3.5

  • Core competency MSN learning (see supplementary application for areas)

  • Completion of UW System application and supplementary application including portfolio.

  • Three professional references. The application from the Office of Graduate Studies requests you to list three references which reflect current knowledge of professional and/or academic skills. Applicant is responsible to forward reference form found in Step 3 to references they have listed on Graduate Studies application form.

  • Interview: Eligible applicants will be invited via email to participate in an oral interview.

 

Application Process

All application steps must be completed and all application materials must be received by the College of Nursing Graduate Program Office by January 31, 2015. 

Step 1:

Complete the online application and pay the $56 application fee at http://apply.wisconsin.edu. The application is a UW System form and is sent electronically to UW Oshkosh Graduate Studies. 

 

Step 2:

Submit official transcripts from your MSN program to Office of Graduate Studies. Transcripts must come directly from your MSN school to the Office of Graduate Studies; transcripts submitted by the applicant are not considered official:

Office of Graduate Studies
Dempsey Hall 337
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901


Step 3:

Submit Items 1. and 2. below directly to the College of Nursing Graduate Program Office. Reference form(s) are to be sent directly from the reference to the College of Nursing Graduate Program Office either by email congrad@uwosh.edu or mailing to the address listed at the bottom of the form.

1.  Background Information Disclosure Form (BID) - Print and complete this form.

2. Supplementary application MSN to DNP

Complete the UW Oshkosh College of Nursing supplementary application and submit the requested materials to the address below:

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
College of Nursing
Graduate Program — DNP
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901

Or via email to: congrad@uwosh.edu

3. DNP Reference Letter Form - Applicant is to complete top portion of this form and forward to references listed on the Graduate Studies application form.  Reference forms are to be returned directly from the reference to the Graduate Program Office.

Step 4:

Once all application materials (including all letters of reference) have been received and reviewed, eligible applicants will be invited via email to participate in an oral interview.  If accepted into the program, new admits must attend orientation (orientation date and time TBD).

 

 

 

 

 


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College of Nursing
800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901 8660
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