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Early entry into the DNP program 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:
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 application process, please contact the Office of Student Records and Registrar at (601) 984-1084.
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216