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Application to Doctor of Nursing Practice for the College of Nursing

Attention Applicants

State Authorization Information:

Due to higher education regulations, MUSC College of Nursing DNP online nursing programs are currently only authorized to accept applications from students whose current address is in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina*, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, US Virgin Islands, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington DC, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

We regret that we cannot admit students from all states.  Please voice your concerns about these new regulations to your state’s Commission of Higher Education.  As a non-profit accredited college offering over 18 years of on-line graduate education for nurse practitioners we have struggled with this new regulation.  The MUSC College of Nursing is working with University administration to challenge states' requirements in order to provide educational opportunities for all students across the US.  

*Please note: As of July 1, 2014, MUSC College of Nursing has been given permission from the NC education officials that NC residents can be accepted for Fall 2015 admissions for the DNP program. 
North Carolina Students: as per the UNC General Administration and state licensure requirments, a Tuition Guaranty Bond (for prepaid tuition held) is posted here for inspection. 


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

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.  


Last Published with Edits:June 3, 2015 10:10 AM
Last Comprehensive Review:June 2015

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