The online DNP degree program from East Carolina University focuses on rural, underserved populations, preparing students to lead in today's ever-changing health care ecosystem. Graduates are able to assess and understand published evidence to inform their practice, improve systems of care to influence patient outcomes, and make changes to enhance quality of care.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
East Carolina University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.2 or above (4.0 scale)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Portfolio
- On-campus attendance is required within this program.
- An unencumbered license from North Carolina (or a compact state) to practice as a registered nurse