• To apply for the DNP/MPH dual degree, applicants must be applying to or be admitted to any accredited DNP program at any university or college.
  • Students must have a baccalaureate degree before beginning MPH coursework. Preferred performance levels: GPA of 3.00. All applications are reviewed holistically.
  • Please apply via SOPHAS.

Standardized Test Requirement

This program does not requires the GRE. All applicants must be applying to or currently admitted to a DNP program.

Applications deadlines:

  • April 1 to start May/summer terms
  • August 1 to start fall term
  • December 1 to start spring term

To get started on your MPH dual degree with DNP complete the application in SOPHAS. Go to  To find our program – follow this path.

  • Areas of student – check ALL
  • Degree – check ALL
  • Institution – check University of Minnesota of Public Health
  • Alternative section – check the Dual/Joint Degree, > Public Health Practice: Dual Degree with Nursing.
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