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Doctor of Nursing Practice

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from Andrews University offers a clinically focused doctorate with an emphasis in advanced practice that prepares professional nurses to improve systems of care, patient outcomes, quality, and safety in the health care field. Graduates possess the knowledge and clinical skills needed to deliver compassionate and accountable comprehensive practices required to meet the growing societal need for expert clinicians


  • RN licensure: Current licensure in the United States or equivalent accreditation in country of residence
  • Master’s degree in nursing: From an NLNAC or CCNE or ACEN accredited school, or its equivalent from an institution outside the U.S
  • Minimum 3.25 GPA: The entire student profile is considered during the admissions process; students who do not meet the minimum GPA requirements may also apply
  • Resume
  • Graduate level course in statistics and research
  • Transcripts
  • Three recommendations
  • Statement of Purpose

Accreditation & Licensing

Distance Education Accrediting Commission,

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission