About the Program

Program Features
  • 33-36 credit hours
  • 700-1,000 clinical hours
  • $786 per credit hour
  • 6 consecutive semesters
  • 3 start dates per year
  • No on-campus residency
  • CCNE accredited
Admission Requirements
  • BSN from an accredited institution and a master’s degree in any field 
  • Unencumbered RN license
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • 2 years of full-time work experience prior to starting practicum hours
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Essay
State Authorization

Students from a number of states are welcome to apply to the online Post-Master’s DNP program. Please see our State Authorization page for more detailed information.

The University of Indianapolis has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). In accordance with federal law, the University of Indianapolis is authorized to operate in Indiana by the State of Indiana (see Indiana Code 21-7-13-6).

Accreditation and Disclaimers

The University of Indianapolis is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). All nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).*

* The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master's degree in nursing, doctorate in nursing, and post-master’s certificate programs at the University of Indianapolis are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001-2399, 202-887-6791.