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Graduate Program Deadline Dates

Please find important application deadlines below. Applications are accepted any time prior to the deadline. You can view semester start dates on the University's Academic Calendar

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Application Deadlines

Programs

Academic Term

Application Deadline

Master of Science (MSN) programs
Spring 2022
Summer 2022
Fall 2022

December 1, 2021
April 4, 2022
July 11, 2022

Post-Master's Certificate (PMC) programs

Spring 2022
Summer 2022
Fall 2022

December 1, 2021
April 4, 2022
July 11, 2022

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs

Spring 2022
Summer 2022
Fall 2022

December 1, 2021
April 4, 2022
July 11, 2022

PhD programs

Summer 2022 February 1, 2022

Financial Aid

Student Application

May 31, 2021

Application Exceptions

Duquesne University participates in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA). However, due to State Boards of Nursing regulations, the School of Nursing is unable to accept applications for admission to online programs and courses from students residing in:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona*
  • Louisiana
  • New York*
  • Oregon*
  • Tennessee
  • Washington

*Please note if you reside in Arizona, New York or Oregon, Duquesne University is able to accept applications for the PhD in Nursing and the PhD in Nursing Ethics programs.

For questions, please email online@duq.edu.