Nursing PracticeDoctor of Nursing Practice – Online

About us

The right choice for nurses who wish to excel in practice.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program offers doctoral preparation to nurses whose career emphasis is direct clinical nursing practice or areas that support clinical practice, such as administration and health policy development. This contrasts with the aim of PhD education for nurses, the goal of which is to prepare nurses for scientific investigation and a career in nursing scholarship.

The DNP program pursues a holistic approach to personalized healthcare for those impacted by disparities in health and healthcare access. The goal of scholarly productivity in the program is the application of translational science to practice-focused scholarship. Both post-master's and post-baccalaureate study options are available.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to visit the University’s Online Programs State Authorization webpage or email us at to find out whether their program of interest is available in their home state. Please check back often, as the College and University are aggressively pursuing authorization in all 50 states.