Post-Master’s DNP

Do you already have a master’s degree but want to earn your DNP in your current area of specialty?

Focused on evidence-based practice, leadership, and research, the post-master’s general plan is for nurses wanting to advance their knowledge by earning their DNP. This program is for the following advanced practice nurses:

  • An RN with an MN or equivalent degree
  • An RN with an ARNP certification and a MN or equivalent degree
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  • Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) with a MN or equivalent degree

Post-Master's DNP Core Curriculum

Do you already have a master’s degree and want to change specialties to become a Nurse Practitioner or a DNP-prepared Population Health nurse?

Choose from one of the following track options:

Admission criteria

Students must have a Washington state RN license and have worked as a full-time nurse for at least 1 year to be eligible to apply. To learn about other pre-application requirements, visit the DNP Admission Requirements or Steps to Apply page.