Post-master's DNP

Degree Option: Doctoral Degree

Program: Doctoral

School: Western Connecticut State University

Program Length

Part Time: 36 months

Full Time: 1 months

Admission Requirements

Residency in August each year.  Earned Masters Degree from an accredited college or university.  Have a current RN and APRN license.  Minimum of 3.0 GPA or higher.  Personal statement for reasons for applying.  One professional letter of reference.  Minimum of 1,000 hrs. post baccalaureate supervised clinical practice hours to achieve DNP competencies.  Post Masters students required to submit letter from Masters Degree Program indicating how many hours completed in Masters Program.

# of General Education Courses: 0

# of Nursing Courses: 12

Website: Link to Western Connecticut State University Admissions Page


Phone: (203) 837-9005

Articulation Model: No

Advanced Placement: No

You need to be/have a:


Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing - BS/BSN

Masters of Science in Nursing - MSN

Tuition & Financial Services

Cost per hour: 875.00

Tuition and Fees: Link to Western Connecticut State University Financial Aid Page

Financial Services Information

Website: Link to Western Connecticut State University Nursing Tuition Page


Phone: (203) 837-8580

Program Description

Prepares the advanced practice registered nurse to complete a terminal doctoral degree that is not research and or educationally focused. 

Application Deadline

March 1 (enrolling now)

Program Location

Online Only

Campus Locations

Main School Address
181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810