Are you currently enrolled in the MSN program at the University of Mississippi or Alcorn State University? Do you have a desire to reach the highest level of professional nursing practice? The post-master's DNP early-entry option provides a seamless transition from master's coursework to doctoral coursework and allows MSN students to reserve a spot in the competitive DNP program while completing their master's degree.Early acceptance into the DNP program is offered to outstanding University of Mississippi and Alcorn State University MSN students through a competitive selection process. Post-master’s DNP program admission can occur after completion of all first-semester courses of the MSN program through early entry at a participating institution or through regular entry after completing the MSN degree.
For additional reading on the DNP, including a comparison with PhD program content, please see the American Association of Colleges of Nursing website: http://www.aacn.nche.edu/DNP/index.htm.