Doctor of Nursing Practice

Admissions

Admissions Process

Application to the Post MSN-DNP program is a three step process.

Apply to UIW
  • Go to https://bannerweb.uiwtx.edu/prod/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon and begin the University application process.
    For your convinience, click here to obtain a printable copy and mail the application to:

    University of the Incarnate Word
    Office of Graduate Admissions
    4301 Broadway, CPO 285
    San Antonio, TX 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 the MSN to DNP
  • Go to http://www.uiw.edu/dnp/dnpapplication.html and begin the Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing DNP/MSN application. For your convinience, click here to obtain a printable copy and mail the application 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 - Post Master's Advanced Practice RN.
  • You must select the Full-Time or Part-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:

    Graduate Admissions
    University of the Incarnate Word
    4301 Broadway, CPO 285
    San Antonio, Texas 78209
Submit a Copy of Current Licenses
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 application is completed schedule interview
  • Once your application is completed a face-to-face interview will be scheduled on campus.
  • Contact Dr. Laura Munoz at lrmunoz@uiwtx.edu to schedule.

The following information will be required after acceptance to the program:

Criminal Background Check
Click the link for instructions in obtaining your background check.
Immunization Record and CPR / BLS Certification
Complete the immunization record and provide supporting document via email to lrmunoz@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

Provide photocopy of current CPR or BLS certification and mail it to the address above.
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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