MSN to DNP Application Process - College of Nursing
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Master’s to DNP – Application Process

Master’s to DNP applications are accepted from July 1st through April 1st for the summer admission cycle.

Application/fee along with official transcripts must be received by the Graduate Studies Office by April 1st to be eligible.

Complete the online application and pay the $56 application fee at The application is a UW System form and is sent electronically to UW Oshkosh Graduate Studies.

Submit official transcripts from your Master’s program to Office of Graduate Studies. Transcripts must come directly from your MSN school to the Office of Graduate Studies; transcripts submitted by the applicant are not considered official:

Office of Graduate Studies
Dempsey Hall 345
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901


Submit Items 1. and 2. below directly to the College of Nursing Graduate Program Office. Reference form(s) are to be sent directly from the reference to the College of Nursing Graduate Program Office either by email or mailing to the address listed at the bottom of the form. 1. Background Information Disclosure Form (BID) – Print and complete this form.


2. Master’s to DNP Supplementary Application

   (Supplementary application for MSN to DNP with FNP emphasis found here.)

Complete the UW Oshkosh College of Nursing supplementary application and submit the requested materials to the address below:

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
College of Nursing Graduate Program – DNP
805 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901

Or via email to:

3. DNP Reference Letter Form – Applicant is to complete top portion of this form and forward to references listed on the Graduate Studies application form.  Reference forms are to be returned directly from the reference to the Graduate Program Office.

Once all application materials (including all letters of reference) have been received and reviewed, eligible applicants will be invited via email to participate in an oral interview.  If accepted into the program, new admits must attend orientation (orientation date and time TBD).