Please be aware the MSN-DNP curriculum is undergoing revision. Applications for admission
are not being accepted at this time.
- Evidence of an earned Master of Science in Nursing degree from an accredited college
or university with a minimum 3.0 GPA in graduate studies.
- Proof of a current unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse. Additionally,
for the MSN to DNP program, and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Certification
in an AACN-recognized specialty (NP, CNS, CNM, CRNA) with recognition to practice
as an APRN by the Board of Nursing in one's state of residence/practice.
- Licensure in Texas or one of the compact states is required for clinical on non-Federal
- Documentation of supervised clinical practicum hours in a MSN program.
- Interview with UIW graduate faculty as indicated.
- Acceptance to graduate study by the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) and the
IFMSN DNP program.
- Three satisfactory professional references (academic, professional).
- Official transcripts sent from each college/university attended.
* No GRE or GMAT required
- Graduate-level courses in Advanced Statistics and in Informatics within the last 5
- Completion of "3 Ps" courses (Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology, Advanced
Individual consideration will be given to those applicants who do not entirely meet
Upon acceptance into the MSN-DNP program, students will be required to submit the
- CPR certification, Exposure insurance, background check, OSHA, HIPPA, PPE certification,
and current immunizations.
A confirmation fee, will serve as acceptance of the seat in the UIW DNP program. This $500 deposit must
be submitted within the timeframe indicated in the acceptance letter in order to hold
and confirm the spot in the entering class. The full fee is non-refundable if a student
decides not to attend UIW. Upon confirmed entry into the program and two weeks after
the first day of class, $400 will be applied to the student's UIW account.
For further information contact:
Dr. Laura Muñoz, Director of DNP Program/MSN-DNP Track Coordinatorlrmunoz@uiwtx.edu
Secretary, Graduate Nursing