Are you interested in a furthering your Nursing career toward becoming a Nurse Practitioner? Are you interested in diagnosing, treating illnesses, and prescribing medication? If so, then Nurse Practitioner school may route may be the route for you! Registered nurses who are interested in becoming a Nursing Practitioner may do so by earning a master’s or doctoral degree in nursing and we can help you earn yours!


Perform very well in all nursing courses until graduation

Have strong clinical experience from volunteer or medical opportunities relevant to patient care and/or nursing

Be well rounded and show passion in non-medical opportunities shaped around community and leadership!

Create a unique personal statement which speaks clearly of your passion to pursue nursing. This personal statement should easily distinguish you from another applicant.

Practice proper interview skills and techniques

Seek the right counselors and mentors to keep you on track, motivated, and ready to become a Nurse Practitioner


The application process can be pretty tricky. University Doctor has all the info you need to get you started! Find the useful resource below to get you along your way into the Medical School of your choice. Be sure to contact one of our University Doctor Faculty/Counselor to help you every step of the way!

In this particular path, you need to consider becoming a Registered Nurse in order to take on being a Nurse Practitioner.

Complete a Graduate Degree in nursing such as a master’s or doctoral degree in nursing.

Obtain advanced practice nursing license depending on state requirements.

Having any trouble with the above? We can give you the academic prescription you need to be a competitive applicant. With our team of nursing coaches & admissions experts, we are able to increase your clinical experience, academic planning, scores, and LORs.

It is never too late for anyoneThere are numerous alternatives to nursing schools and paths that will allow you to still become a Registered Nurse. Whether it is seeking a competitive BSN program, or applying to a private nursing program for LVN or RN, we are here to help!