Admission Requirements – D.N.P.

Doctorate of Nursing Practice

Program begins in Fall Only. Applications due by June 1st.

Two concentrations available: Advanced Practice or Leadership & Management;

Applicants must posess the following academic and professional qualifications: MSN; Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; Current Advanced Practice Nursing certificate or license; Current RN License;

In order to apply students must submit the following:

  • Our electronic application, which you can find on our website at;
  • A completed Nursing CAS application. You can find the Nursing CAS application by following this link: Nursing CAS is a “common” nursing application system established by the AACN;
  • Three professional references. References must be submitted to Nursing CAS using the Nursing CAS e-form or the Nursing CAS paper reference form;
  • Resume and Essay. Submit resume through Nursing CAS and complete the Nursing CAS essay;
  • Current Advanced Practice certificate or license. Fax certificate to the Brenau Graduate Admissions Office at (770) 718-5338;
  • Current RN nursing license. Fax RN License to the Brenau Graduate Admissions Office at (770) 718-5338;
  • Applicants should request two copies of their Official Transcripts from all previous institutions. Have one set of transcripts sent to Nursing CAS at the address provided in the Nursing CAS application. Have the second set of transcripts sent directly to the Brenau Office of Graduate Admissions at 500 Washington Street, SE, Gainesville, GA 30501.


General inquiries:, (770) 534-6299 or (800) 252-5119 | Admissions:, (770) 534-6100 or (800) 252-5119 ext. 6100