nursing > Majors & Degrees > Doctor of Nursing Practice - Post-Master's (MSN to DNP) > Admission Requirements
Master-degreed advanced practice nurses who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply to the Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Applicants apply directly to Saint Louis University School of Nursing for admission. Applicants are considered individually based on the following admissions requirements.
A potential applicant who holds a master's degree that is not in an area of advanced nursing practice will need to complete the Post-Master's Certificate program in one of the APN specialties prior to applying to the Post-Master's DNP program.
Saint Louis University currently accepts applications to the Nurse Practitioner (Master's, Post-Master's NP Certificate, and DNP) programs from those who reside in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Information about the Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice program, application process, curriculum plan, and academic advising is provided by the Associate Dean for Graduate Education:
Joanne Thanavaro, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, ACNP-BC, GNP-BC, DCC, FAANP
Phone: (314) 977-8908