Doctor of Nursing Practice: Post-Baccalaureate (BSN-DNP)

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The UVA School of Nursing offers two points of entry to the Doctor of Nursing Practice program: post-baccalaureate and post-master’s. The post-baccalaureate DNP (BSN-DNP) has 6 distinct tracks available:



Beginning Your Application

  • Register for an online application account through MyGrad UVA
  • Log in to your account in MyGrad UVA to complete and submit your application.


Admission Requirements

Click on the degree program links above to view more information about the individual BSN-DNP tracks and admissions requirements.



The DNP program at the UVA School of Nursing builds upon the Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice as ratified by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. The DNP is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.



  • Complete our online inquiry form to be added to the mailing list.
  • You are welcome to call the School of Nursing Office of Admissions and Student Services at (434) 924-0141 / (888) 283-8703.
  • Questions on admissions and financial aid should be directed to Clay Hysell, Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid, (434) 924-0066,


Faculty Leaders

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DNP Program Director:
Dorothy Tullmann, PhD, RN, CNL
(434) 924-0131


Assistant DNP Program Director:
Kathryn Reid, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, CNL
(434) 924-0115