Doctor of Nursing Practice
Creighton University

Program Details

The Doctor of Nursing Practice from Creighton University offers both practicality and practice as an online nurse practitioner degree.  This degree produces highly sought-after graduates in healthcare.  The curriculum ensures knowledge in patient care and the healthcare field along with skills in critical thinking, communication, leadership, and more.  Students also learn to address, prevent, and resolve ethical dilemmas and situations through moral reasoning and values-based dialogue.  With all of these points in your favor, you will have no trouble finding positions, or advancing your current position, in such practice environments as schools, correctional facilities, private companies, home health agencies, mental health settings, long-term care facilities, and more.  

Students will find that this nurse practitioner degree is highly flexible, allowing each student to tailor the program to their own interests and goals.  You will learn to treat patients in specialized areas of nurse practitioner, including:

  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care
  • Pediatric Primary and Acute Care
  • Neonatal Care
  • Family Care
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Across the Lifespan

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Creighton University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Required to make some visits to campus
  • An active, unencumbered RN license
  • Professional nursing work experience

Restricted States

Delaware, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Tennessee