Application Procedure

 All applicants must submit the MSU application for graduate admission and official transcripts from each and all previous colleges attended to:

Graduate Admission and Registrar’s Office

Murray State University

B2 Sparks Hall

Murray, KY 42071-3312

There is an application fee that must accompany the MSU application.

MSU Application

All applicants must submit the School of Nursing’s application for admission for advanced practice nursing to:

Graduate Coordinator

Division of Graduate Nursing

Murray State University

120 Mason Hall

Murray, KY 42071-3302

Click here to download the DNP Application

 Click here to download the DNP Recommendation form

Selected applicants will be notified of a required formal interview with the Graduate Selection Committee.

BSN-DNP (Family Nurse Practitioner) and MSN-DNP applicants: All materials (including recommendations) must be received by March 1. BSN-DNP (Nurse Anesthesia) applicants: All materials (including recommendations) must be received by November 1.

Applications submitted after the appropriate date will be considered on a space-available basis.

Each student will be admitted without regard to race, creed, ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or marital status.

To check the status of applications, contact: Dr. Dina Byers at