Frequently asked questions
Q: Do I need a previous degree for the DNP program?
A: Yes, the DNP program is for Nurses who have previously earned a Master’s degree.
Q: Do I need to take a qualifying test like the GRE?
Q: What are the application requirements?
A: View the requirements on the Admissions page.
Q: What is the application like?
A: View our application timeline on the Admissions page.
Q: How long is the DNP program?
A: The DNP program is designed to take two years.
Q: Can I work while earning my DNP?
Q: Do I need a working personal laptop for the DNP program?
Q: What is the DNP bridge program?
A: Although the Pace FNP-DNP Program is designed for family nurse practitioners (FNPs), Pace now has an option for primary care, adult, adult-gerontology primary care, pediatric, geriatric, and women’s health nurse practitioners with master’s degrees who wish to obtain FNP certification as an FNP-DNP. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 914-773-3552.
Q: How do I apply for the DNP bridge program?
If you are interested in this option, you will need to meet with the FNP-DNP program director who will conduct a Gap Analysis to determine what additional clinical courses and precepted clinical hours will be required.
Q: Can I earn a scholarship to attend the DNP program?
A: Yes. Yes, Please visit here to view available internal and external scholarship.
Q: Will I know about the on campus meetings ahead of time?
A: Yes. Visit the DNP schedule to see when the on-campus days are planned.