All Neonatal Nurse Practitioner applicants need two years of clinical experience before starting clinical courses.
If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the Duke Student Disability Access Office in advance of your participation or visit.
To complete your application: Duke School of Nursing Office of Admissions DUMC 3322 307 Trent Dr.
Frequently Asked Questions Where do I send my application materials?
Does the School of Nursing accept electronic transcripts? Can I take the prerequisite courses at a community college or online?
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The personal statement provides an opportunity for applicants to share, if you wish, a perspective you bring or experiences you've had to help us understand you better.The admissions committee reviews each application, including the personal statement, and considers the potential success of the applicant in a graduate program that requires critical thought and ability to form logical arguments in writing.The admissions committee also considers the applicant’s potential for leadership and advancing practice, service, research or teaching in the chosen field.Durham, NC 27710 When your application is complete, it will be submitted and held for review by the program’s admission committee.If any information is missing, your application will not be considered.Three professional letters of reference are required.The letters of reference should address your academic ability as well as your abilities, character and accomplishments in nursing.What types of recommendation letters should I get for my application?Every applicant is unique, and we recognize that individuals have a variety of work and educational experiences and personal circumstances.Successful applicants typically have at least one reference letter from a professor or teacher and one reference letter from a work supervisor.If you are applying to a nurse practitioner progra, at least one of your references should be from a medical provider (MD, DO. Individuals providing letters of reference should have had recent (within the last five years) educational or professional relationships with the applicant.