BS in Nursing/BSN to DNP Degree

Degree Option: Doctoral Degree

Program: Doctoral

School: University of Connecticut

Program Length

Part Time: 60 months

Full Time: 48 months

Admission Requirements

Application to the DNP Program via the Grad School online link includes transcripts of all prior academic work. Eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Connecticut. A cumulative undergraduate minimum GPA of 3.00. Three reference letters that address the level of commitment, leadership ability, clinical practice, professional involvement, and scholarly potential. A personal statement addressing goals, accomplishments, clinical practice dissertation topic, commitment, leadership, practice, professional involvement, and timeframe for degree completion. Clear indication of desired advanced practice specialization area: Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontologic Nurse Practitioner: Primary Care, Adult-Gerontologic Nurse Practitioner: Acute Care, or Neonatal Nurse Practitioner or neonatal CNS option. Submission of any published works or scholarly papers. A personal interview.

# of General Education Courses: 0

# of Nursing Courses: 30

Website: Link to University of Connecticut Admissions Page


Phone: (860) 486-1968

Articulation Model: No

Advanced Placement: No

You need to be/have a:

Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing - BS/BSN

Nurse Educator

Masters of Science in Nursing - MSN

Tuition & Financial Services

Cost per hour: 1212

Tuition and Fees: Link to University of Connecticut Financial Aid Page

Financial Services Information

Website: Link to University of Connecticut Nursing Tuition Page


Phone: (860) 486-1968

Program Description

This option is designed for nurses seeking a terminal degree in nursing practice for those who plan to have a career as an APRN, Nurse Executive, or as clinical faculty in an educational setting.

Application Deadline

February 1

Program Location

Blended of online and on-the-ground

Campus Locations

UCONN School of Nursing Campus
231 Glenbrook Road
Storrs, CT 06269