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The Two-Part Application Process

  1. Apply to The Graduate School
  2. Apply to NURSINGCAS
    • Submit all required documents.
    • DO NOT submit these within the JMU Graduate School application.

Required Documents to be submitted in application process

  • Certification
  • CV/Resume
  • License
  • Personal Statement (APA Format, 500 words or less):
    1. Why you are choosing this particular program of study;
    2. Your plans upon completion of the doctoral degree; and,
    3. How your work and life experiences will enhance your success in this DNP Program.
  • References
  • Letters of Recommendation. Strong professional references from t two persons are required: one (1) academic reference, and one (1) should be current, from within the last two (2) years. Applicants are strongly encouraged to select a doctorally prepared nurse as one of the two recommenders. Reference contact information is entered in the CAS application system. An email request will automatically be sent to the referrer on your behalf.

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