Admissions Requirements

Candidates who apply for post-BSN entry must have earned a baccalaureate degree in nursing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Applicants to the Post-Master's DNP program must have an earned master’s in nursing and are required to complete a total of 1,000 clinical practicum hours.

Beginning in fall 2018, admitted students may apply up to 500 hours earned during their master’s program toward the 1,000 required hours. Hours needed for national certification might  also be applied. Evaluation and time verification is required before being formally admitted to the program.

For specific application requirements, visit the College of Public Health website.

Application Deadline

Fall deadline: March 1

Additional Admissions Information

Due to university policy, the Nursing Department does not evaluate the number of credits transferred into our programs until after admission to the university. Learn more about Temple’s policy for credit transfers.