Nursing (D.N.P.)


The University offers a doctor of nursing practice (D.N.P.).

Note: This program is offered via online learning.

Required Courses

The Doctor of Nursing Practice Program began admitting students in the fall of 2010. The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) Board of Commissioners granted the clinical doctorate nursing program (DNP) initial accreditation in March of 2013 and scheduled the next evaluation visit for Fall 2017.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Graduate students may be eligible for federal student loans if they are admitted into graduate degrees (or first-time teacher certification programs) and meet other eligibility requirements. Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid. Private alternative loans can help students pay college expenses that may not be covered by federal loan programs or other financial aid. For more information, visit financial aid.

In addition, students may be eligible for payment plans and veterans benefits. On-campus degree-seeking students may be eligible for special scholarships for residents of Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, and the Midwest Consortium.

Further Information

For further information and assistance, contact:

Department of Advanced Practice Nursing
Indiana State University
888-293-4842 opt 3
812-237-4300 (FAX)


The Graduate Catalog and Undergraduate Catalog of Indiana State University are the documents of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalogs supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.