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Application to Doctor of Nursing Practice for the College of Nursing

Attention Applicants

Distance Education Information

MUSC has been approved by South Carolina to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education. Currently, MUSC accepts applications to the Doctor of Nursing Practice program from students who live in all states except Massachusetts and the territory of Puerto Rico.

To learn more please see this page.


For the individual who is currently a registered nurse with at least a BSN, the College of Nursing offers the following programs of study.

Please note that official immunization records will be required of all students prior to participation in the clinical portions of this program.

Choose a program

Post BSN to DNP
For BSN prepared registered nurses seeking a MSN and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.

Post MSN to DNP - Advanced Practice Nurse
For MSN prepared Advanced Practice registered nurses seeking a Doctor of Nursing Practice.  

Post MSN to DNP - Psychiatric mental Health Nurse Practitioner
For MSN prepared registered nurses seeking a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.   


Last Published with Edits:September 6, 2017 9:39 AM
Last Comprehensive Review:April 2017
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