Post-MSN Doctor of Nursing Practice
The Post-MSN Doctor of Nursing Practice is meant for nurses with a master’s degree who want to continue their education and become leaders in the increasingly complex health care field.
Nurses with a Master of Science in Nursing can earn a Doctor of Nursing Practice in four semesters as a full-time student, or six semesters as a part-time student. Full-time students enroll in three or four courses per semester and part-time students typically enroll in two or three courses per semester.
Applicants must have a Master of Science in Nursing. For more details, visit the Frequently Asked Questions page.
The DNP focuses on leadership, evidence-based practice and quality improvement. The following schemas show full- and part-time options.
- Total Semester Hours: 42
- Total Clinical Hours: 504