Applicants who wish to be considered for post-master's DNP early-entry status must meet the following minimum criteria:
Additional academic policies and regulations (including those pertaining to admission compliance, orientation, registration and examinations)
Technical Standards for Admission, Progression and Graduation
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.
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.