Nursing students working in the simulation lab

Do I need a previous degree for the DNP program?

Yes, the DNP program is for Nurses who have previously earned a Master’s degree.

Do I need to take a qualifying test like the GRE?


What are the application requirements?

View the requirements on the Admissions page.

What is the application like?

View our application timeline on the Admissions page.

How long is the DNP program?

The DNP program is designed to take two years.

Can I work while earning my DNP?


Do I need a working personal laptop for the DNP program?


What are the fields of study for the DNP?

There are two focuses for the Pace DNP: The Family Nurse Practitioner-DNP and the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-DNP.

Can I earn a scholarship to attend the DNP program?

Yes. Please visit the Center of Excellence website to view available internal and external scholarship.