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We're excited that you're interested in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Bethel University. If you have questions about any requirements, contact our admissions team.

Here's how you apply:

Step 1 - Check application requirements and prerequisites

You must meet these requirements to be eligible for the program. All academic requirements must be fulfilled through a regionally accredited institution.

  • Advanced Practice Nurse degree
  • Earned GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • M.S. with Nursing focus from a regionally accredited institution
  • Prerequisite: Statistics

Step 2 - Apply

Next, get started on your online application.

Step 3 - Complete your application steps

There are just a few things we need from you before we can review your application.

  • Application
  • Copy of Health Insurance Card
  • Copy of unencumbered Nursing License (RN)
  • Interview (by invitation only)
  • Official college transcript(s)
  • Proof of APRN Certification (if applicable)
  • Proof of APRN License in the state where clinical will take place (if applicable)
  • Reference: Professional
  • Reference: Supervisor
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose

See how to complete your statement of purpose.

Step 4 - Complete enrollment requirements

After you've been accepted to the program, you might need to complete a few additional requirements before you start class. Your enrollment counselor will follow up if there's anything we need from you.

DNP Preceptor Discount

Reward your efforts with a tuition discount.

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The Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Bethel University is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.

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