Doctor of Nursing Practice
Arkansas State University

Program Details

The online DNP degree program from Arkansas State University is practice-focused and prepares nursing leaders for the highest level of clinical nursing practice beyond the initial and master's preparation in the discipline. Coursework explores topics such as:

  • ​Leadership, policy, and healthcare systems
  • ​Healthcare finance
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • ​Principles of healthcare ethics and genetics
  • ​Epidemiology and population health

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Arkansas State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Essay/Writing Sample, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Criminal Background Check

Additional Info

  • Requires a master’s degree in nursing from a CCNE, COA, or NLNAC accredited program
  • Must have a current unencumbered APN license in the USA with national specialty certification as appropriate
  • Prerequisites in graduate-level statistics or biostatistics
  • Program includes an on-campus emersion experience prior to the start of each semester