The Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program offers specialized doctoral-level training for advanced practice nurses. The program emphasizes clinical reasoning at the highest level, preparing graduates to be nursing leaders who deliver patient-centered care as members of interdisciplinary teams emphasizing evidence-based practice, quality improvement and informatics.
Coursework culminates in an evidence-based research project that provides opportunities for innovation and collaboration in areas such as patient-centered care, system influences on care providers, and population-focused healthcare.
Three tracks are offered for registered nurses who have a bachelor’s degree and are seeking nurse practitioner preparation:
- Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
A fully-online 31-credit D.N.P. completion degree option is available for advanced practice nurses who already have a master’s degree.
These are some of the classes for students in this academic program:
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