Baptist Health & Murray State University

Degree Type

Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.

Program Length

28 months, full time

Credit Hours

79 semester hours

Starting Month


Application Deadline

November 1

Program Requirements

Bachelors of Science in Nursing from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited school.

Licensure to practice as a registered nurse in Kentucky.

A minimum of two years of RN experience in an acute critical care setting within the past 5 years.

Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0; post-master’s certificate applicants GPA of 3.5.

Minimum GRE score of 1000.

Certifications: CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support).

4 credit organic chemistry or biochemistry course.


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