DNP Admission Timeline

The Southern California CSU DNP Program is a cohort based program. You are expected to complete the five semester program with your cohort. Cohorts begin one time per year, in the fall.

Sample Admission Timeline:

Application Deadline: early January

On-Campus Writing Session: January - February (if invited)

On-Campus Interview: February - March (if invited)

Admission Decisions Made: March - April

On-Line "Pre-program" Activities: May - August

On-Campus Orientation: 1 day in July or August

Registration: July - August

Classes Begin: Last week of August