The online DNP degree program helps students to build sophisticated expertise in assessing organizations, analyzing systems’ issues, transforming evidence based practices into clinically significant results, and creating and implementing innovative strategies to improve health care outcomes. Graduates are prepared to pursue leadership roles as direct care clinicians, health care executives or administrators, public health officials, policy advocates, or educators.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Boise State University is accredited by:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License
- A valid, unencumbered RN license or advanced nursing practice license from within the United States and possess either a:
- Master’s Degree in Nursing from a CCNE or ACEN accredited School of Nursing or,
- Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from a CCNE or ACEN accredited nursing program and a Master’s Degree in a related field.
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