Union University

Degree Type

BSN-DNP Program, Doctor of Nursing Practice Completion Degree

Program Length

36 months, full time

Credit Hours

99 semester hours

Starting Month


Application Deadline


Program Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required.

You must be eligible for an RN license in Tennessee, Kentucky and Mississippi.

A minimum of 1 year critical care experience as an RN developing critical thinking skills, working with ventilators, numerous vasoactive drugs, arterial and central lines, interpretation of hemodynamic data as well as electrocardiograms. Acceptable critical care experience includes: Coronary Care Unit, Medical ICU, Surgical ICU, Postoperative Unit, and Cardiovascular ICU.

Experience as a preceptor and/or charge nurse is preferred.

Last 60 hours cumulative GPA of 3.0. Your science GPA will be compared to your last 60 hours GPA when considering your overall GPA.

Required Certifications: PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), and the CCRN (Critical Care Registered Nurse) is highly recommend but nor required to apply.

Must have taken an undergraduate statistics course.


ph: (731) 661-6545
email: nursingadmissions@uu.edu
web: www.uu.edu