Doctor of Nursing Practice: Post-Baccalaureate (BSN-DNP)

The UVA School of Nursing offers two points of entry to the Doctor of Nursing Practice program: post-baccalaureate and post-master’s. The post-baccalaureate DNP (BSN-DNP) has 7 distinct tracks available:


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Dorothy Tullmann, DNP Program Director


Kathryn Reid, Assistant DNP Program Director

Faculty Leaders

DNP Program Director: Dorothy Tullmann, PhD, RN, CNL; (434) 924-0131;
Assistant DNP Program Director: Kathryn Reid, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, CNL; (434) 924-0115;

Direct all questions on admissions and financial aid to Assistant Dean Clay Hysell, (434) 924-0066,


Beginning Your Application

  • Register for an online application account through MyGrad UVA
  • Log in to your account in MyGrad UVA to complete and submit your application. Note: the admissions application is being updated, and the new version will be available on July 1.


Admission Requirements

Click on the links above to view more information about the individual BSN-DNP tracks and admissions requirements.



The DNP program at the UVA School of Nursing builds upon the Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice as ratified by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. The DNP is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.


For More Information

For additional information on admission to and programs of study at the UVA School of Nursing, please complete our inquiry form. You are also welcome to call the Office of Admissions and Student Services at (434) 924-0141 / (888) 283-8703.

Questions on admissions and financial aid should be directed to Clay Hysell, Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid.