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Admission Requirements for the 100% Online Doctor of Nursing Practice

To apply for the 100% online Doctor of Nursing Practice from Methodist University, you’ll need the following:

Online Application FormStart application
DegreeMaster’s degree in nursing OR a bachelor’s degree in nursing from a four-year accredited college or university and master’s degree in a business or health-related/educational field (MBA, MHA, MPH, M.Ed., etc.)
Minimum GPACumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in the awarded master’s degree
TranscriptsOfficial transcripts showing proof of the BSN degree and graduate degree earned
Additional Requirements
  • Current, unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse
  • Current resume
  • Written statement of personal goals and practice project interest
  • Cover letter

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International Students

Methodist University welcomes international students to apply to our online programs. If you are a non-native speaker of English, a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) will be required.

Transfer Credit

You can transfer up to six credits toward your degree.

Methodist University generally accepts credits for courses completed with a grade of C or higher from other regionally accredited institutions of higher education.

To find out whether or not you are eligible, you can request more information or call us at 910.212.4956.

When to Apply

Apply now or call us at 910.212.4956 to make sure you’re enrolled for your intended start date. There are three start dates per year, and applications are due approximately three weeks before each term. When you apply, you’ll hear back in about one to two weeks.