Doctor of Nursing Practice
Carlow University

Program Details

Take the academic step toward a better salary and leadership position with an online Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Carlow University.  This low-residency program is designed for the working adult student interested in a highly interactive and collaborative educational environment.  Develop the skills and knowledge to positively and professionally lead through online nurse practitioner doctoral studies including but not limited to:

  • Evidence appraisal
  • Information systems and technology
  • Executive decision-making

Courses are composed of synchronous components, scholarly projects, and clinical hours preparing you for high impact healthcare.  Through your advanced exploration and execution of multi-disciplinary collaboration, quality improvement, health promotion, and writing through argumentation, you will perfect your skills in systems evaluation, building and utilizing new approaches to practice, research methods, implementing changes, and more.  Graduates from this esteemed program may pursue advanced careers in administration, management, research, and education, to name a few.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Carlow University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have documentation of verified clinical practice hours from a master’s program or certificate program.