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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

Summer 2021
Fall 2021
Spring 2022

March 29, 2021
July 12, 2021
December 1, 2021

Post-Master's Certificate (PMC) programs

Summer 2021
Fall 2021
Spring 2022

March 29, 2021
July 12, 2021
December 1, 2021

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs

Summer 2021
Fall 2021
Spring 2022

March 29, 2021
July 12, 2021
December 1, 2021

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
  • Louisiana
  • Tennessee
  • Washington

If you reside in one of the following states, please note the following exceptions:

  • Arizona: Duquesne University is able to accept applications for all online nursing programs except any MSN Nurse Practitioner or PMC Nurse Practioner programs.
  • New York: Duquesne University is able to accept applications for the PhD in Nursing and the PhD in Nursing Ethics programs.
  • Oregon: Duquesne University is able to accept applications for all online nursing programs except any MSN Nurse Practitioner or PMC Nurse Practioner programs.

For questions, please email online@duq.edu.