Nursing Practice - Doctorate (DNP)
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program builds upon the foundation of the master's degree in nursing and prepares nurses for advanced roles in leadership, focusing on problem recognition and resolution using an evidence and innovative approach.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The DNP degree curriculum meets the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Essentials for Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice (AACN, 2006) and consists of 36 hours. The year-round program offers students the opportunity to complete the degree in as little as six semesters or two years in the campus-based format. The online program consists of eight-week courses that occur year-round. The program can be completed in as little as six semesters.
- Admissions requirements and degree curriculum
- Degree information in the University Catalog
- Program accreditation
- Leadership roles in nursing practice, business, administration, clinical research, and academia.
Complete the program in six semesters in an online format; two to three class meetings per semester synchronously using Microsoft Teams.
Accelerated Online Option
Complete the program in six semesters, with courses being offered every eight weeks; asynchronous learning.
WHY CHOOSE US?
- U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 “Best Graduate Schools” list ranks the College of Nursing and Health Innovation's Doctor of Nursing Practice program No. 100 in the nation
- The College of Nursing and Health Innovation is ranked No. 92 out of 194 institutions on U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 list of "Best Online Programs."
- The College of Nursing and Health Innovation is No. 1 in Texas and No. 10 in the country for non-traditional students, according to College Factual's 2019 rankings.
- The College of Nursing and Health Innovation was ranked No. 7 on the "Top 20 Online Nursing Degree Programs" list by OnlineSchoolsCenter.com.
Take the next step toward investing in yourself by learning more about our Nursing Practice - Doctorate (DNP) program.