Online Accelerated Doctor of Nursing Practice, DNP

  • Online

Level Up Your Nursing Practice

Our innovative doctor of nursing practice program for master’s prepared Family and Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners allows you to accelerate your career trajectory while evolving your current practice; you’ll graduate more competent, confident, and ready to make a positive impact on the world. The program’s flexibility ensures you’ll be able to earn your degree around your current professional and personal commitments.

A Flexible Degree

  • Online program—includes five synchronous online classes per semester.
  • Curriculum meets the essential areas identified by the America Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) for the DNP.
  • Ability to complete the program in as few as two years (five semesters).

Take Courses Like...

In NURS 860 Evidence-Based Practice: Methods and Techniques, you will develop a proposal for implementing and evaluating a change in primary healthcare practice. In NURS 870 Health Care Economics and Finance for Advanced Practice Nurses, you will review key economic issues, including cost, efficiency and accessibility affecting healthcare financing and delivery; or delve into healthcare technology in NURS 880 Technology and Information Systems for Advanced Practice Nursing.

Graduates of this program possess the skills necessary to become clinical leaders in advanced nursing and primary health care.

Add Opportunities and Experiences

An executive learning format that combines synchronous and asynchronous online coursework, allowing students to fulfill work and personal commitments while earning their doctorate degree.

Choose Your Career

DNP graduates are specialized healthcare professionals who possess the highest level of nursing knowledge in the areas of nurse management, organizational leadership, health policy and informatics systems, and direct patient care.

Where Graduates are Employed

Graduates enter the field in high level roles such as healthcare executives, healthcare lobbyists, and researchers.