Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Doctor of Nursing Practice
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (Track 2) is for advance practice nurses (APNs) who want to complete the practice doctorate as their highest earned academic degree. The DNP is a practice-focused doctorate similar in scope to those practice doctorates offered in other professional disciplines [e.g. Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), Doctor of Psychology (PsyD), Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Doctor of Audiology (AudD), and Juris Doctorate (JD)].

Prior to July 1, Graduate applicants should:

  • Complete the DNP Application
  • Send official transcripts from all graduate and undergraduate institutions attended.
  • Provide evidence of successful completion (grade of C or better) of courses in undergraduate nursing research, health assessment, organic chemistry and statistics, graduate statistics, and core MSN courses  
  • Possess an unencumbered license as an RN in Illinois. Provide evidence of Advanced Practice Nursing License
  • Provide three (3) written recommendations (form)
  • Submit a one to two-page written statement (up to 1000 words) addressing personal and professional goals related to the DNP Program
  • Submit a current resume or curriculum vitae

All items should be mailed to:
Millikin University
Graduate Programs
1184 W. Main
Decatur, IL  62522

Program Requirements - DNP:  Track 2 for Post MSN APRNs

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Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL