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Doctor of Nursing Practice


Earn your terminal degree at the most advanced level of nursing practice with our online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). Whether you are a nurse practitioner, nurse midwife, clinical nurse specialist or a nurse in a leadership or management position, our program supports your commitment to clinical practice and allows you to focus on an area of practice improvement that’s important to you.


Graduate from our Post Master’s DNP program and be prepared to:

  • Assume roles in a variety of leadership and management positions in today’s ever changing health care delivery system
  • Function at the highest level of advanced nursing practice
  • Assume an advanced practice nursing role within a sub-specialty area of clinical practice
  • Successfully navigate and initiate healthcare policy and serve as an advocate for future healthcare initiatives
  • Develop and integrate evidence-based quality improvement initiatives within the healthcare delivery system
  • Work in collaboration with other members of the healthcare delivery team in developing best practice interventions
  • Assume faculty roles in the preparation of future advanced practice nurses


Our Post-master’s DNP includes:

An attractive on-line format with only 3 required on-campus visits over the length of the program

A curriculum with 5-7 credit hours per semester with completion in 6 total semesters

Coursework in clinically relevant genetics, genomics and population health

Clinical residency requirements that can be completed in students’ home locale


Career Options

As a graduate of our DNP program, you will have many career options in today’s healthcare arena including:

  • Advanced practice nursing
  • Leadership roles in healthcare management
  • Expert in healthcare Quality Improvement Initiatives
  • Nursing faculty member