Doctor of Nursing Practice

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Applications to the BSN-DNP program are a three step process.

Apply to UIW
  • Go tohttps://bannerweb.uiwtx.edu/prod/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon and begin the University application process.
    For your convenience, click here for the print version application and mail it to:

    University of the Incarnate Word
    Office of Graduate Admissions
    4301 Broadway, CPO 285
    San Antonio, Texas 78209

  • You will be asked to create an account in Banner and follow the instructions.
  • You are applying to the “Professional” program (DNP) and not the program listed as “doctoral”, which are PhD/EdD programs.
  • There is a $20 non-refundable application fee.  Paying fee does not mean the application is complete or accepted.
Apply to BSN –DNP
  • Go to http://www.uiw.edu/dnp/dnpapplication.html and begin the Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing DNP/MSN Application. For your convenience, click here for the print version application and mail it to:

    University of the Incarnate Word
    School of Nursing and Health Professions
    Attention Graduate Program
    4301 Broadway, CPO 300
    San Antonio, Texas 78209

  • Select the bullet for DNP-BSN to DNP (full-time only).
  • You must select the Full-Time Study on the right.
  • Then complete the remainder of the application.
  • When you list references these should be the same people you have sending reference letters.
  • Complete and essay that is 500 words describing you long-term professional goals in the areas listed.  This should be a Word document that is uploaded.
  • The final step is to submit the form.
Submit Official Transcripts
  • Submit official transcripts from each university or college you attended. 
  • These should be delivered to:

    University of the Incarnate Word
    Office of Graduate Admissions
    4301 Broadway, CPO 285
    San Antonio, Texas 78209

Submit Copy of Current Texas RN License
Mail a copy of your current Texas or Multi-state compact license to:

University of the Incarnate Word
School of Nursing and Health Professions
Attention Graduate Program
4301 Broadway, CPO 300
San Antonio, Texas 78209
After applications are complete schedule interview
  • Once your application is complete a face-to-face interview will be schedule.
  • Contact Dr. Diana Beckmann-Mendez at beckmann@uiwtx.edu to schedule.

After acceptance to the BSN-DNP program complete the following:

Criminal Background Check
Click the link for instructions in obtaining your background check.
Immunization Record
Complete the immunization record and provide supporting document via email to beckmann@uiwtx.edu or mail it to:

University of the Incarnate Word
School of Nursing and Health Practices
Attention Graduate Program
4301 Broadway St CPO 300
San Antonio, Texas 78209
Exposure Insurance

Exposure Insurance or Needle Stick Coverage: Allied Health Professions Students are required to have insurance coverage for subsequent lab testing in the event of an exposure to blood or body fluids due to an accidental needle stick. If you have purchased the University's Student Health Insurance Plan, you are automatically covered. If you have private insurance, a rider is available for a nominal fee. This insurance in only available on-line. Please follow the instructions to obtain this rider:

Log onto www.sas-mn.com

  • Select College, Student; Click on “look up school”
  • At the pull down menu select Texas
  • At the next pull down menu, select “University of the Incarnate Word—Domestic Students”
  • Select On line enrollment form
  • On this form provide all required information, Select Premium ($10.00) for the needle stick coverage for the year
  • Provide Credit Card Information and Electronic Signature
  • Submit and provide a copy of your receipt to Health Services

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