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Post-master's DNP early entry is offered to outstanding UMMC and Alcorn State University MSN students through a competitive selection process. Eligible students must have completed an entire semester of coursework in the respective UMMC or ASU MSN track prior to applying.Applicants who wish to be considered for early-entry status must meet the following minimum criteria:
CPR certification classes are available to students who have been accepted to the UMMC nursing programs. For more information, please click here.
Technical Standards for Admission, Progression and Graduation
The School of Nursing will send eligible applicants the DNP Early-Entry program application, as well as instructions for completing the application. The deadline for completed applications is posted online each semester.
To retain status as an early-entry student, the student must meet the following conditions:
Upon completion of the MSN program and receiving the Master of Science in Nursing degree, students, who meet the admission criteria for the DNP program and receive approval by the DNP program director, will be admitted directly into the DNP program.
If you have questions regarding the program or application process, please call (601) 815-0124 or (601) 984-1084.
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216
General Information: 601-984-1000
Patient Appointments: 888-815-2005