Chatham University

BSN to DNP (BSN-DNP) Admission Requirements

  1. Completed free online application: apply.chatham.edu/ccps
  2. Copy of official transcripts of all completed college level coursework from all schools attended with proof of completion of an BSN degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  3. Proof of active, unencumbered RN license in your state
  4. Current résumé/curriculum vitae
  5. Admissions essay (to be mailed or e-mailed as a Word document to GradAdmission@chatham.edu):
    • Describe a potential clinical problem that you could impact as a nurse executive using evidence-based intervention(s). Include why you are interested in this problem, why it is relevant for the current society, and why it potentially warrants practice change. (500 word limit)
  6. Interviews may be requested (to be held in person, over the phone, or via Skype)
  7. Two professional letters of reference

Admissions Materials may be submitted to:
Chatham University
Berry Hall/SCPS Admission
Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Fax: (412) 365-1609
Email:GradAdmission@chatham.edu