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Post Master's to Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Executive Leadership Admission and Selection

Admissions

Admission into the WSU Post Master's to DNP- Executive Leadership Program is selective. 

The Post Master's to DNP - Executive Leadership program utilizes an online application process

  • It is critical that all parts of the application process be completed and submitted. Incomplete applications will not be considered
  • Earned MS Degree with major in nursing from a Regionally Accredited college or university and nursing accredited program (ACEN, CCNE or CNEA) OR Earned BSN, RN, MBA from a Regionally Accredited College or University (ACEN, CCNE or CNEA for the BSN) OR Earned BSN, RN, MHA from a Regionally Accredited College or University (ACEN, CCNE or CNEA for the BSN) OR Earned BSN, RN, MPH from a Regionally Accredited College or University (ACEN, CCNE or CNEA for the BSN)
  • Possess a current unencumbered RN license or eligible to obtain licensure without restriction to practice as an RN in Utah (or in your State of Residence).

Selection

Up to 16 positions are available annually (minimum of 8 plus to run to schedule a cohort).

Applicants are reviewed according to a selection point system established by the WSU DNP Degree Admissions Committee.

Applicant ranking includes: 

  • GPA: Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale), includes all college-level coursework
  • Vita/Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • Writing ability as evidenced by Vita/Resume and  Personal Statement
  • Online Structured Video Response (SVR) 
  • Veteran Status

Notification of acceptance into Post Master's to DNP Executive Leadership program:
On going through the Application Window until cohort size achieved up to the final deadline of August 1, 2023.

Application Process

  1.  Read the Post Master's to DNP Executive Leadership Applicant Checklist (PDF).
  2.   COMPLETE the Post Master's to DNP Executive Leadership Application
  3.  The application window for the program that will begin Fall 2023 (August 28, 2023) is now through August 1, 2023. Notification will come within 2 to 3 week(s) time after finalizing application.
    Please note: Per WSU policies, minimum student enrollment is required for programsto operate. If the minimum enrollment is not reached by August 1st students will be notified.

Questions?

If you would like to discuss the Post Master's to DNP-Executive Leadership Program and the details related to applying, please contact:

Robert Holt
Enrollment Director
Annie Taylor Dee School of Nursing
801-626-6753
rholt@weber.edu

Nursing Leadership