Admission Requirements - DNP Program

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Completion of a Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA from Master's in Nursing
  • Current United States license to practice as a Registered Nurse.
  • Interview with DNP faculty

Academic Advisement

  • In Person at the College of Nursing – Lawton and Tulsa campus locations
    Please see our Student Affairs page for contact information.
  • Advisement Information Sessions - Health Sciences Center Oklahoma City Campus

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing is pleased to now offer group advisement and information sessions for prospective students.  Following a general information presentation reviewing requirements and application processes, students will have the opportunity to meet with a College of Nursing representative to discuss advisement concerns/questions not covered in the general session. Students who have concerns about their transcript or grades may bring their transcripts with them for review.

The advisement sessions are offered every two weeks and reservations are recommended.  Please visit to view the dates/times of the sessions and to sign up for a spot.  All advisement sessions begin at 1:00 pm.  Advisement meetings will continue through 4:00 p.m.

  • First Friday's - University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
    Nursing advisement is available on site at OU Norman. A nursing advisor will be at University College (Wagner Hall) on the First Friday of the month of Sept-Dec and Feb-April, 1:30 pm -3:30 pm. No appointments are taken for this event. Students are seen on a first-come/first-serve basis.

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