Doctor of Nursing Practice
Allen College

Program Details

Allen College offers two entry points to the DNP program: a post-graduate pathway for those who have an MSN, and a BSN-DNP pathway for those who do not yet have a graduate degree. This program prepares students to:

  • Practice at the highest level of nursing through integration and application of nursing science in clinical practice, management, and education.
  • Demonstrate organizational and systems leadership to advance quality improvement and systems change.
  • Apply analytical methods and research to develop best practices and practice guidelines.
  • Use information systems and technology-based resources to support clinical and administrative decision making and to improve the health care of individuals, families and populations.
  • Advocate for healthcare change through policy development and evaluation.
  • Assume leadership roles in interprofessional collaboration to improve the health outcomes of individuals, families, and populations.
  • Incorporate a firm conceptual foundation for clinical prevention and population health.
  • Synthesize advanced practice nursing knowledge and competencies into the practice role.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Allen College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.2 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Current, active, and unencumbered nursing license
  • Some on campus visits may be required.