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The online DNP degree program from Georgia Southern University is designed to fit the busy schedules of full-time nurses and provide the advanced knowledge and skills required to excel in the field. The curriculum provides training in:
Direct care of individual patients
Management of care for individuals and populations
Master’s degree in the proposed field of study (MSN) or its equivalent from a college accredited by the appropriate accrediting association.
Minimum undergraduate or graduate GPA of 3.3 (on 4.0 scale)
Vitae to include: Personal rationale for seeking DNP, Future goals, Education, Research experience, Publications (identify refereed), Professional presentations (identify refereed), Community service projects
Certification in a specialty area for all NPs. For all others, appropriate certification in specialty area, if available.
A minimum of 500 documented academic clinical hours in MSN APN preparation. Evidence of post-graduation clinical experience in the advanced practice role unless continuing immediately into DNP course work as post-MSN DNP student.
Current registered nursing (RN) licensure
Current malpractice liability insurance
American Heart Association Level C (2 person-BLS) CPR certification
Three letters of recommendation
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
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