Doctor of Nursing Practice
Georgia Southern University

Program Details

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
  • Administration of nursing systems
  • ​Development and implementation of health policy

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Georgia Southern University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires a week-long summer intensive on campus
  • Must have a MSN degree from an accredited institution with an advance practice nursing focus
  • Requires a minimum of 500 documented academic clinical hours in MSN APN preparation and evidence of post-graduation clinical experience in the advanced practice role unless continuing immediately into DNP course work as post-MSN DNP student.
  • Current RN license required
  • Must have American Heart Association Level C CPR certification and proof of malpractice liability insurance