Nurses graduating with a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from Fort Hays State University will gain necessary skills to provide high quality, efficient patient-centered nursing care based on a foundation of collaborative, evidence-based practices. You will be further prepared to grow professionally as a leader who participates in executive decision making processes for best patient care outcomes.
Two paths to the Doctorate of Nursing Practice include:
Must have a BSN or MSN from an accredited program, either CCNE or ACEN, with a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.00
Proof of RN licensure (if applicable) and RN experience
Complete a Nursing Department Student Application
You'll need to provide 3 letters of reference
Satisfactory background check
Complete a personal or virtual interview with faculty to clarify goals and aspirations
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
The Doctor of Nursing Practice program is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
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