Prerequisites for MSN or DNP Programs

Would you like to advance your nursing career with an MSN or DNP degree, but do not have a bachelor’s degree in nursing? UCF College of Nursing has an option designed for you.

Licensed RNs who have completed an AS in Nursing or diploma nursing program and have earned a bachelor’s degree in a discipline other than nursing may apply to an MSN or DNP program.

Students who plan on enrolling in a full-time graduate program must complete the following prerequisite courses the semester prior to beginning graduate coursework or progression in the program will be delayed.

  • NUR 3805 Dimensions of Professional Practice (3 credit hours)
  • NUR 4637 Public Health Nursing (3 credit hours)
  • NUR 3165 Nursing Research (3 credit hours)