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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
The online DNP degree program prepares nurses for clinical and executive leadership roles in the promotion and use of evidence-based practice in health care delivery systems. Coursework covers topics in contemporary nursing, ethics and public policy, quality improvement initiatives, scholarship and grant writing, and more.
Official Academic Transcripts verifying completion of MSN and BSN
Additional transcripts may be required to prove completion of an advanced practice nursing program or for financial aid purposes
Applicant must have completed Master of Science in Nursing degree - cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or greater
Copy of Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Copy of current RN license
Two letters of professional recommendation addressing the candidate's strengths, and ability to succeed in the program
Documentation of Clinical Experience
The program includes a mandatory on-campus residency and culminates in an evidence- based practice clinical immersion capstone experience
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Students residing in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin are not eligible to enroll in online programs and courses at Chatham University. In addition, Massachusetts residents do not qualify for enrollment in the RN-Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs or the master’s degree program in Infant Mental Health.
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