Doctor of Nursing Practice
Catholic University of America

Program Details

Help put better patient care into practice with the online Doctor of Nursing Practice program from The Catholic University of America. Advanced practice nurse leaders are needed from the patient room to the boardroom. Clear your path to advanced and executive roles in today's evidence-based practice environment through this online post-master's program from one of the top nursing schools in America.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Catholic University of America is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License, Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • Copy of license (as an RN and advanced practice license, if applicable) from at least one state and certification in an advanced practice specialty.
  • There is a 4-credit clinical residency course that requires 360 (90 per credit) hours. Clinical hours are based upon student goals and interests. The residency is completed in four 1-credit increments.  Residency hours may be taken concurrently with project work.

Restricted States

Massachusetts